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New grass carp report
Recently, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission released the report, Binational Ecological Risk Assessment of Grass Carp for the Great Lakes Basin. The full report and supporting documents are now available online.
GLC Semiannual Meeting & 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!
IJC Triennial Assessment of Progress report
In its draft Triennial Assessment of Progress report under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission commends Canada and the U.S. for their exemplary binational commitment and dedicated effort to meet several of the Agreementís goals. Public comments are welcome until April 15, 2017.
2017 Great Lakes Conference
The 2017 Great Lakes Conference takes place March 7 in East Lansing, Michigan. The conference incorporates ideas generated by Michigan State University's Water Moves, a university-wide initiative fostering scientific innovation and cultural and artistic expression inspired by water.
The Current Webinar: Aquatic Invasive Species
The Current is a speed networking webinar series presented by the North Central Region Water Network. These webinars are for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research, and conservation activities. The next webinar, on aquatic invasive species, will take place January 18.
NOAA national marine sanctuary proposals
NOAA is soliciting public input on draft proposals for two new national marine sanctuaries in Wisconsin and Maryland that would protect nationally-significant shipwrecks. The proposed sanctuaries were recommended to NOAA in 2014 and would be the first designated since 2000.
GLC-Sea Grant Fellowship
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 Great Lakes Commission - Sea Grant Fellowship! The fellow will be assigned responsibilities associated with science/policy research and interjurisdictional coordination, with an emphasis on networking. The position is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
State of the Great Lakes report
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Office of the Great Lakes (OGL) has released the 2016 State of the Great Lakes Report. The OGL invited authors from state agencies, academia, and the private sector to discuss initiatives and events of note to the region and watershed for the annual report.