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NOAA Fisheries Announces $16.7 Million in Funding for Habitat Restoration in the Great Lakes

October 22, 2014

NOAA Fisheries is making available $16.7 million, through President Obama’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for habitat restoration projects in severely degraded areas of the Great Lakes.  Funded projects are spread throughout Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and New York.

Binational Great Lakes Climate Quarterly Covering June-Aug 2014 Now Available On-line

October 16, 2014

Through NOAA or Environment Canada

It was a colder and wetter summer than usual for the Great Lakes region and Great Lakes water levels have been on the rise.  For a binational overview of the latest season’s weather and water level conditions, weather and water level-related impacts and an outlook for the upcoming quarter take a look at the “Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook: Great Lakes Region”.  This Canada-US climate quarterly newsletter is produced jointly by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Environment Canada, working in collaboration with other U.S. and Canadian Great Lakes partners.  Its geographical scope spans the Great Lakes basin, including the international portion of the St. Lawrence River.

Nominations for Great Lakes Fishery Commission Awards

October 1, 2014

Each year, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission honors individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to Great Lakes science, policy, and management. The commission is accepting nominations through November 4, 2014, for three awards:

  • The Jack Christie/Ken Loftus Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions toward Understanding Healthy Great Lakes Ecosystems
  •  The Buzz Besadny Award for Fostering Great Lakes Partnerships
  •  The Vern Applegate Award for Outstanding Contributions to Sea Lamprey Control

IAGLR 2015 Call for Sessions

September 16, 2014

We are pleased to announce our 58th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, to be held May 25-29, 2015, at the University of Vermont in the beautiful lakeside city of Burlington, Vermont. We are soliciting proposals from members of IAGLR and the related research community interested in organizing a scientific session at the meeting. While proposals for scientific sessions on any topic related to Great Lakes research are welcome, we especially encourage proposals related to our conference theme, New Views New Tools. Deadline: October 24, 2014. View the Call for Sessions for details.

IAGLR 2015 Conference Website Opens

September 15, 2014

Find out what's in store for IAGLR's 58th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, scheduled for May 25-29, 2015, in Burlington, Vermont.

Toledo drinking water ban highlights need for sound science

August 5, 2014

In light of last weekend’s water consumption ban facing Toledo and surrounding communities, IAGLR encourages citizens and decision makers to seek credible science advice to effectively address the cause. See press release.

IAGLR Hockey Challenge 2014 Results

July 29, 2014

IAGLR Team USA made a definite mark in Defy Cup history by skating to a convincing 8-3 win for its first Defy Cup win! See link for further details

J. of Great Lakes Research 2014 Awards

July 21, 2014

The Journal of Great Lakes Research is committed to the promotion and participation of excellence in research on large lakes of the world and their watershed.  Congratulations to our 2014 award winners announced during the 57th Conference on Great Lakes Research awards banquet:

Chandler-Misener Award:  Mary T. Negus and Joel C. Hoffman
Editors Award: Tom Stewart (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources)
Elsevier Early Career Award: Sarah Thomasen (McMaster University)
Elsevier Student Award: A Bechette, T. Stojsavljevic, M Tessmer (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

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