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July 11th 2014

Honoring the Life of Peter Wege: Great Lakes Advocate, Coalition Founder

Peter Wege, founder of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, died on Monday at the age of 94. Wege, a Grand Rapids businessman, was a lifelong environmentalist and Great Lakes advocate. With his support and leadership, the Wege Foundation provided … Continue reading

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September 7th 2012

Speak up: Join the Great Lakes restoration conversation

The 8th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference will feature a bunch of interesting stuff — informative presentations, cool field trips and entertaining social gatherings — and we want to document as much of it as possible. The Healing Our Waters-Great … Continue reading

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November 8th 2011

Binational Great Lakes panel honors coalition

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition was recently honored by the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference, known as SOLEC. The biennial conference, hosted by the U.S. and Canada to update efforts to restore the Great Lakes, declared the coalition … Continue reading

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September 21st 2010

Healing Our Waters Conference Opens This Week in Buffalo

The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is shuffling off to Buffalo (sorry, I couldn’t stop myself!) this week for the sixth annual restoration conference. Shovel-ready restoration projects and jobs will be the focus of this year’s meeting, because restoring … Continue reading

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September 10th 2010

Carping for a Carp Commander

Since the announcement that the non-native Asian carp had breached an electric fence and were miles within Lake Michigan, advocates have called for a more effective, urgent and transparent response from the federal government. In recent months, there has been … Continue reading

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