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GLIN==> FINAL WORKSHOP NOTICE: Economic Benefits from Restoring Michigan's Great Lakes Areas of Concern -- this Wednesday, June 18, Lansing, Mich.



Title: Workshop Announcement: Economic Benefits from Restoring Michigan's Great Lakes Areas of Concern, June 18, Lansing, Mich.
~ Workshop Announcement ~

Economic Benefits from Restoring Michigan's Great Lakes Areas of Concern

Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Radisson Hotel Lansing
111 N. Grand Ave.
Lansing, Michigan

~ see agenda online at http://glc.org/spac/pdf/spac_agenda_0608.pdf

Workshop Overview
This workshop will review how cleanup efforts in Michigan's 14 Great Lakes Areas of Concern are generating economic benefits for local communities. The workshop will provide an overview of methodologies and strategies for assessing and communicating about economic benefits from river restoration efforts, as well as case studies of how local communities are benefitting from cleanup work.

The workshop is open to all interested parties. It is intended for members of local public advisory councils, elected officials, economic development and environmental organizations, and others interested in showcasing how progress in restoring Michigan's rivers is advancing economic development and providing other benefits to impacted communities.

Registration
There is no cost to attend but registration is required. To register, contact Matt Doss, Great Lakes Commission, 734-971-9135, mdoss@glc.org.

Workshop Sponsors
*       Statewide Public Advisory Council for Michigan's Great Lakes Areas of Concern Program
*       Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
*       U.S. EPA, Great Lakes National Program Office
*       Great Lakes Commission