The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) is a scientific organization made up of researchers studying the Laurentian Great Lakes, other large lakes of the world, and their watersheds, as well as those with an interest in such research. IAGLR members encompass all scientific disciplines with a common interest in the management of large lake ecosystems on many levels.

We are a member-run professional association that holds an annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. Our Journal of Great Lakes Research is a highly respected professional publication with broad distribution.


Register by April 11th for Conference on Great Lakes Research Discounted Rates

Conference registration early bird rates end Friday, April 11th!  Join us at IAGLR'14 McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario | 04/4/14

Loss of Member Carlos Fetterolf

We are saddened to report that long-term member Carlos Fetterolf passed away recently.  Carlos served on the IAGLR Board and was President in the mid-1970's.  He also received the distinguished IAGLR Anderson-Everett Award in 1989.  For more information on Carlos, visit the Great Lakes Fishery Commissions press release, where he served professionally as Executive Secretary for many years, or his recent obituary.  We thank Carlos for his past contributions and dedication to the Association and the Great Lakes; and offer our heartfelt condolences to the Fetterolf family. | 04/2/14

Financial Assistance Available to IAGLR Student Members Presenting at 57th Conference on Great Lakes Research

IAGLR Student Members in need of financial assistance to attend the annual Conference on Great Lakes Research in Hamilton, ON Canada, are encouraged to register early to be eligible for the OMNR-IAGLR Student Travel Award!  Awards are available on a first-come, first-served basis and credited directly toward conference registration fees.  The amount awarded to individual students will vary, contingent on distance traveled and funds available. Student non-members giving presentations during the conference should consider the cost savings and added benefits of joining the association prior to registration. | 03/27/14

Register for IAGLR 2014

Online registration for IAGLR 2014 is now open. Register by April 11 and save! Online registration closes May 9. Note that everyone, including all speakers, must register online. IAGLR members must have a current 2014 membership, paid in full, to receive the discounted member rate. The conference will be held May 26-30 in Hamilton, Ontario, on the campus of McMaster University. See you there! | 03/23/14

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We are committed to sharing our collective expertise with interested members of the media, policymakers and the general public to inform public policy and decision-making towards protecting the environmental health of large lake watersheds.