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How Skip Rental Has Changed the Great Lakes Region

Skip rental has brought huge changes to communities, offices, and residential homes all over the Great Lakes region. Canada and the United States both consider The Great Lakes a treasure. The fact that a fifth of the world fresh water is in this region makes it crucial to keep it as clean as possible. Thus, […]

Signs a Tree Is Hazardous

The value of trees to the environment and the world’s population cannot be disputed. However, trees are also prone to pests, diseases and damage; at times, making it necessary to take measures such as maintaining the distance between it and people or as drastic as removing the affected trees. It is important to check your […]

Beach Project Initiative

The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (GLRC) identifies coastal health as a challenge recognizing the significance of beaches to the economic well-being, health and quality of life of the region’s citizens. Contamination leading to beach advisories continues to be a concern in the Basin. The GLRC calls for identification of sources of contamination and remediation. Sanitary […]

Drafting the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes

The Strategy Teams Following the Conveners Meeting and Signing Ceremony on December 3, 2004, the Issue Area Strategy Teams began their work. The eight Teams were organized around eight of the nine priorities identified by the Council of Great Lakes Governors. The Governors’ water management priority was not addressed since it was being dealt with […]

Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Initiatives

The following initiatives were endorsed by the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Executive Committee during its meeting on March 2, 2007. These are initial projects to be undertaken by GLRC partners as steps to further the goals and objectives of the GLRC Strategy to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes. Aquatic Invasive Species Initiatives Toxic Pollutants Initiatives […]