DRCC News

Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Reports Available

February 5th, 2016

The 2015 Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Reports for lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario have just been published. The 2015 LAMP annual reports highlight accomplishments and progress in achieving LAMP goals during the past year, and identifies LAMP-related activities including outreach, monitoring, protection and restoration actions. Lakewide Action and Management Plans (LAMPs) are developed […]

DRCC Presents PROJECT ICE

January 25th, 2016

Join us at Lakeshore Cinemas on Thursday, February 18th for a free screening of the award-winning documentary PROJECT: ICE. Formed by ice, filled by ice, often covered by ice, the Great Lakes encapsulate human exploration, migration, development and where we’re headed. PROJECT ICE views North America’s fresh water inland ocean through the prism of ice, […]

U.S. and Canada Draft Report on Groundwater Science

January 13th, 2016

The governments of Canada and the United States have published a draft report that documents groundwater science relevant to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. The governments are seeking public comments on the draft report until January 31, 2016.  The draft report is a product of extensive collaboration among experts in a variety of subject […]

Protecting Ojibway Shores

November 26th, 2015

Controversy sparked in 2013 when the possibility of clearcutting Ojibway Shores, Windsor’s last remaining natural shoreline along the Detroit River, was considered. Local environmentalists fought hard for the property’s protection. Since then, discussions have taken place surrounding the protection of Ojibway Shores but the fate of the property remains “in limbo.” For more information on the fight […]

Call for Proposals to Great Lakes Sustainability Fund 2016/17

November 19th, 2015

Environment Canada is calling for proposals to the Great Lakes Sustainability Fund. Priority for GLSF funding will be given to projects that directly contribute towards the completion of necessary remedial actions identified in the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup’s most current work plan. If your organization intends on applying for a GLSF grant for work in the […]

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