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New This Month
Each day as new information is added to the GLIN indices, it is archived here. Current Great Lakes issues, upcoming events, and new Great Lakes-related publications or web sites of interest, are just a sampling of what you'll find in this section. The items are archived monthly.
2017 Areas of Concern Annual Meeting
The 2017 Areas of Concern Annual Meeting, presented by the U.S. EPA, will be held March 29-30, 2017, at the Eberhard Conference Center at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Online registration is now available.
Public Meetings on the Great Lakes
The International Joint Commission wants to hear your views about how the Great Lakes are faring, and what actions Canada and the United States should take to restore and protect them. Speak up for the lakes you love at these public meetings: Detroit, 3/21; Sarnia, 3/22; Toledo, 3/23; Buffalo, 3/28; and St. Catharines, 3/29.
River Rally, hosted annually by River Network, is a national conference that focuses on education, inspiration and celebration with the river and water community. River Rally 2017 will take place May 8-11 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Great Lakes Commission visits Capitol Hill to urge support for GLRI
Great Lakes Commissioners from the U.S. and Canada took to Capitol Hill this week to urge Congress to defend the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), which has been eliminated in President Trumpís proposed budget released March 16.
2017 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention
Did you know that the human body undergoes remarkable changes every time you go underwater? Take a closer look at these phenomena during the 2017 Wisconsin Lakes Partnership Convention in Stevens Point April 5-7 and "go deeper" to explore the mind-body-water connection.
Lake Erie HABs draft action plan
The Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario have released a draft action plan that will help to reduce high amounts of phosphorus and the growth of toxic and nuisance algae in Lake Erie. Stakeholders and community members are encouraged to comment on the draft action plan before May 9, 2017.
Aquatic Sciences Chronicle
The latest edition of the Aquatic Sciences Chronicle, the newsletter of Wisconsin Sea Grant, is now available online. Features include information on green infrastructure, a new project attacking urban water contamination, and more.
2017 GLC Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day
The Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day in Washington, D.C., will take place March 14-16, 2017, at the historic Mayflower Hotel. Events feature dialogue on Great Lakes priorities by regional leaders and members of Congress who play a critical role in shaping Great Lakes policies. Register now!