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Reasons to Invest in an Under-Sink Water Filter

Water filters provide a number of benefits. Depending on the type installed, they can remove bacterial contaminants, lead, chlorine, and a number of toxins from water. Types such as the solid block filter remove the contaminants without affecting the level of useful minerals which keep drinking water at the right PH level. The result is […]

How to Keep Your Whiting Home Clean Despite a Busy Schedule

If you have a busy schedule, you probably lack time to keep your house spotlessly clean. Despite this, a clean house is essential for your own health and comfort. You also don’t want visitors who come on short notice to find your home untidy and dirty. Here are tips to ensure your house is clean […]

Environmental Considerations when Purchasing a Washing Machine

Being environmentally conscientious begins at home. The waste that most Americans go through in a single day would astound you (hint, it’s something like 3 pounds!) For this reason it’s important to make good decisions about things like recycling and conservation. One of the biggest choices a household can make when it comes to conservation […]

Trips from NYC to the Great Lakes Region (w/ Charter Limo Buses)

The great lakes region is a beautiful and wonderful place to visit, however middle america is often simply views as the “Flyover states”, where coastal residents don’t visit inland and only fly from coast to coast. Hopefully we can help change this a bit by promoting some luxury trips from the big city of NYC […]

State and Tribal Habitat/Wetlands Initiative Habitat/Species Workshops 2008-2009

Under the auspices of the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration and its Habitat-Species Work Group, the Great Lakes Commission conducted nine one-day workshops across the Great Lakes region, one in each of the eight Great Lakes states and one dedicated to the tribal communities within the U.S. drainage basin to the lakes. These workshops were conducted […]

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 […]

Great Lakes Botulism Type E Coordination and Response Initiative

Botulism is now implicated in thousands of bird, fish, and amphibian mortalities across the Great Lakes each year. Infected carcasses wash ashore and pose a threat to wildlife and pets. The exact mechanism causing this recent resurgence remains unknown. Addressing this problem is beyond the capability of any single agency/organization. A variety of agencies are […]

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 […]