Great Lakes Conference

April 16th 2014

WANTED: Awesome Presentations, Field Trips for Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference

The clock is ticking to be a part of the 10th annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 9-11. If you want to lead a dynamic, engaging and fun field trip or presentation, it’s time to dust … Continue reading

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June 24th 2013

9th Annual Conference Agenda and Registration Available

The Healing Our Waters ®–Great Lakes Coalition is excited to announce the agenda for our 9th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference. Registration is now open, as well. The Conference will be held September 10-12, 2013 in Milwaukee, WI, and overlaps … Continue reading

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September 12th 2012

Restoring forests for today and tomorrow

To restore former agricultural land into forest, the first draft of the plan called for planting four species of trees that would be favored by the migratory birds that frequent this area near Lake Erie. But there was one more … Continue reading

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September 11th 2012

Restoration of Black River to bring people back to the water, boosting local economy

When Tom Kern gives boat tours on the Lower Black River, he notices a new feeling out on the waters of Lorain, Ohio. “It’s fun to see change and it’s fun to see improvements,” said Kern, a master captain for … Continue reading

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September 11th 2012

Action needed to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp

Protecting the Great Lakes from invasive species is like “3-D chess” with potentially the greatest challenge posed by Asian carp. “This isn’t one of those places where we can be moderate,” said Jill Ryan, executive director of Freshwater Future. “If … Continue reading

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