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April 2017
Webinar: Manual control of non-native Phragmites
A free webinar on May 4, presented by the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative, will show you how to remove and control non-native Phragmites using simple garden tools. The technique is easy for anyone to learn, and no special prior qualifications are required.

2017 Adopt-a-Beach Program
As spring finally begins to appear around the Great Lakes, volunteers are heading out to beaches for a spring cleaning. The Alliance for the Great Lakes’ Adopt-a-Beach program mobilizes thousands of volunteers who give back to their local beaches each year. Volunteers interested in participating in Adopt-a-Beach can find events in their community at greatlakesadopt.org.

Great Lakes Economic Forum
The Council of the Great Lakes Region is hosting the third Great Lakes Economic Forum on April 24-26. This event brings together hundreds of leaders from around the region to discuss policy challenges and share ideas about working together to create the most sustainable and economically productive cross-border region in the world. Register today!

Great Lakes Water Safety 2017 Conference
Parents, leaders, teachers, police officers, firefighters, EMTs, park rangers, the media – anyone who wants to keep people safe as they enjoy the Great Lakes is invited to the Great Lakes Water Safety 2017 Conference in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. April 20-21. The conference will feature life-saving demonstrations and the latest drone technology being used for rescues.

IAGLR 2017
Registration is now open for the 2017 International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) Conference, to be held May 15-19 in Detroit, Michigan. A great program is in store with four days of scientific sessions and speakers focusing on the theme From Cities to Farms: Shaping Great Lakes Ecosystems.

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