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November 17, 2009 Public Call Summary
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GLRC Meetings (most recent listed first)

GLRC Public Call November 17, 2009 (PDF, 114Kb)

GLRC Public Call June 30, 2009 (PDF, 63Kb)

GLRC Public Call March 17, 2009 (PDF, 118Kb)

GLRC Annual Meeting December 10, 2008 (PDF, 53Kb)

GLRC Public Call September 17, 2008 (PDF, 55Kb)

GLRC Public Call May 13, 2008 (PDF, 72Kb)

GLRC Public Call February 19, 2008 (PDF, 65Kb)

GLRC Follow-Up Stakeholder Call November 27, 2007 (PDF, 59Kb)

GLRC Meeting October 2, 2007
Chicago, Illinois

GLRC Summit II
Chicago, Illinois December 12, 2005

The final Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy to Restore and Protect the Great Lakes was released.

Executive Committee/Strategy Team Co-chairs Meeting
Rochester, New York, October 6-7, 2005

Comments received during the public comment period were considered as the Strategy was readied for a December 2005 release.

Public meetings on the draft Strategy

  • August 30, 2005 in Buffalo, New York
  • August 23, 2005 in Cleveland, Ohio
  • August 18, 2005 in Detroit, Michigan
  • August 4, 2005 in Superior, Wisconsin
  • August 1, 2005 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • July 28, 2005 in Gary, Indiana

GLRC Summit I
Duluth, Minnesota, July 7-8, 2005

The draft Great Lakes Restoration and Protection Strategy was released at Summit I. Following release, the Strategy content was made available for public comment.

Executive Committee/Strategy Team Co-chairs Meeting
Traverse City, MI, April 28-29, 2005

This joint meeting of the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Executive Committee and the co-chairs of the eight Strategy Teams focused on the continued effort to complete the draft of the Great Lakes Restoration and Protection Strategy.

Executive Committee/Strategy Team Co-chairs Meeting
Maumee Bay, Ohio, February 22-23, 2005

This joint meeting of the GLRC Executive Committee and the co-chairs of the eight Issue Area Strategy Teams focused on initial steps to develop a draft of the GLRC Strategy.

Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Conveners Meeting
Friday, December 3, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois

The Conveners Meeting was the official launch of this collaborative effort. On this day, members of the President's Cabinet, the Great Lakes Governors, the Great Lakes Congressional delegation, Mayors, and Tribal leaders met and forged an intergovernmental partnership and officially voiced their support for a coordinated strategy to further protect and restore the Great Lakes.

Glen Lake, Michigan
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Last updated: December 14, 2009

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