GLBA Conferences

2003: Great Lakes Beach Conference

Past Conferences:
2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 |
2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

Held Oct. 21-22, 2003, in Muskegon, Michigan.

The Great Lakes Beach Association's Third Annual Meeting was part of the Lake Michigan: State of the Lake Conference 2003.

Presentations included a national summary of state beach programs under the U.S. EPA's BEACH Act, a report on Great Lakes beach monitoring programs, an Ontario perspective on beach health, and related research highlights.


Illinois Beach Monitoring Update
Lane Drager, Illinois Department of Public Health

Michigan Beach Monitoring Update
Shannon Briggs, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Wisconsin Beach Monitoring Update
Toni Glymph, Beach Program Manager, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Benjamin Vail, State Beach Coordinator, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

National Epidemiological and Environmental Assessment of Recreational Water Study
Alfred P. Dufour, USEPA; Rebecca L. Calderon, USEPA; Michael J. Beach, CDC; Timothy J. Wade, USEPA; Elizabeth A. Sams, USEPA

Ontario Perspective of Great Lakes Beach Issues
Atul Jain, Senior Safe Water Consultant, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario, Canada); Hal Leadlay, Science Liaison Officer, Office of the Regional Science Advisor, Environment Canada - Ontario Region

Report for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Beach Monitoring Program 1998-2002
David Rockwell, USEPA, Great Lakes National Program Office

Beach Scene

Conference Links


Beach Session Agenda

Lake Michigan Conference Agenda

Lake Michigan Conference, pamphlet

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