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Each year in March more than 100 Great Lakes advocates join us in Washington, D.C. to share their stories with members of congress. State organizers in each Great Lakes state pull together individuals that can collectively tell the story of restoration success, drinking water investment need, and the importance of conservation action.

March 4-5, 2020

State leads have begun assembling their state delegations for Great Lakes Day 2020. Space is limited. If you are interested in participating in Great Lakes Day, please contact your state’s lead.

Andrew Slade, Minnesota Environmental Partnership
Steve Schultz, Clean Water Action

Brenda Coley, Milwaukee Water Commons
Ezra Meyer, Clean Wisconsin

Anna-Lisa Castle, Alliance for the Great Lakes

Cathy Martin, Save the Dunes

Erma Leaphart, Sierra Club
Kyle Rorah, Ducks Unlimited

Pete Bucher, Ohio Environmental Council

New York
Brian Smith, Citizens Campaign for the Environment
Erin McGrath, Audubon New York


Please note: these partner events are not included in Great Lakes Day registration. If you would like to attend, you will need to register via the links below.

Embassy of Canada Reception
Wednesday, March 4, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Great Lakes Commission Congressional Breakfast
Thursday, March 5, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.