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The Future  of the Great Lakes – Great Lakes Week Conference 

Detroit Public TV & Great Lakes Now Bring YOU Not One, But TWO Conferences for Great Lakes Week

Watch LIVE Starting this morning at 10:30 A.M. CT, through Wed, September 30th

 Also, watch for a special announcement from Detroit Public Television—coming Mon, September 28.

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For the fifth year in a row, Detroit Public Television (DPTV) will bring pioneering coverage of Great Lakes issues to viewers nationwide.  This year’s coverage will be even more important featuring not one but two conferences: The 11th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference (hosted by Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition); and the Great Lakes Commission 2015 Annual Meeting. Coverage will be available on the Great Lakes Now website, addition, stay tuned for a special announcement from DPTV on Monday, September 28.

The Great Lakes Restoration Conference provides a 3-day forum for participants to learn about important Great Lakes restoration issues, network at the largest annual gathering of Great Lakes supporters and activists, and develop strategies to advance federal, regional and local restoration goals. The collective gathering—known as Great Lakes Week—will attract close to 700 activists, government representatives, industry leaders, tribal members, environmental consultants, and academic institutions under one roof to network and collaborate on issues of critical urgency facing the Great Lakes.Topics discussed include: The Indiana dunes, Green Infrastructure, Algae, The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA), Environmental Justice, The Great Rivers Chicago project, Asian Carp, & more!

The Great Lakes Commission 2015 Annual Meeting is an opportunity for Great Lakes stakeholders to convene with colleagues and share perspectives on important Great Lakes issues. This is a time of exciting opportunities for the Great Lakes region, yet we face continuing challenges, not the least of which are the ever-changing nature of the region’s economy, and dealing with threats from a changing climate and invasive species.




MON 9/28: 10:30am – 3:30pm CT

TUES 9/29: 9:45am – 4:45pm CT

WEDS 9/30: 9:00am – 2:30pm CT


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