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Workshop Announcement



** WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT **


Communities in Action: Building Local Partnerships for Solving Water
Quality Problems--
with a Focus on Southeastern Michigan.


Friday, September 11, 1998
8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Gino's Surf Banquet Center
37400 Jefferson Ave.
Harrison Township, Mich. (approximately three miles east of Mt. Clemens)

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

The workshop will highlight opportunities and obstacles for building
local political support for Remedial Action Plans and other watershed
management efforts in Southeastern Michigan.  Using the Clinton River as
a case study, the workshop will review the role of local governments in
managing water resources and present examples of successful,
community-based initiatives from across southeastern Michigan.

Keynote speaker Rep. William Callahan will discuss the problems facing
Lake St. Clair in the context of the broader challenges facing the Great
Lakes.

The workshop is open to all interested parties.  There will be a $25
charge for lunch.  A boat cruise on Lake St. Clair will held the evening
of the workshop and will feature presentations on environmental issues
affecting Lake St. Clair.

The workshop is sponsored by the Statewide Public Advisory Council for
Michigan's Areas of Concern Program and the Clinton River Area of
Concern Public Advisory Council.

REGISTRATION

To request the full agenda and registration materials, contact Pat
Gable, Great Lakes Commission, 734-665-9135, pegable@glc.org.

Registration deadline is Friday, September 4.