Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

February 25th 2015

Great Lakes Day 2015 Begins!

Great Lakes Day 2015 has begun here in Washington, D.C.! This year, as in past years, we’re here to advocate for Great Lakes restoration. Over the next two days we will urge members of congress to restore funding to critical … Continue reading

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February 13th 2015

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (February 12, 2015) – The Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new bill in the U.S. Senate that would help bolster federal efforts to restore the Great Lakes, the source of 20 percent of … Continue reading

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February 11th 2015

Coalition Announces Grants for Groups to Participate in Great Lakes Restoration Efforts

ANN ARBOR, MI – Today the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition announced it will be awarding up to $104,000 to help groups participate in federal Great Lakes restoration efforts. The Coalition will be providing seed grants of up to $15,000 … Continue reading

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February 11th 2015

Action Alert: Contact Your Representative, Ask them to Sign On to Support the Great Lakes

At the beginning of February, President Obama released his budget for fiscal year 2016, and, once again, programs funding the Great Lakes took a hit. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) was cut by $50 million—now $250 million, down from … Continue reading

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February 5th 2015

Coalition: Opportunity for Congress to Again Show Leadership on Great Lakes

ANN ABOR, MICH.—The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is calling on Congress to restore funding to core Great Lakes restoration programs that protect drinking water, keep beaches open, and are the foundation for the region’s outdoor recreation economy, following the … Continue reading

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