Great Lakes Primer and Orientation Program

The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI) will continue the Great Lakes Primer and Orientation Program on June 11th and June 18th with programming focusing on resiliency and climate change issues in the Great Lakes and the impact of harmful algal blooms on the region. The Great Lakes Primer and Orientation Program endeavors to provide key policy education on the most critical issues that directly impact the health of the Great Lakes at the federal level. Registration for the June 11th session on resiliency can be found HERE.

These upcoming programs will focus on:

  • Climate Change and Coastal Resiliency in the Great Lakes (June 11th at noon):
    • How climate change is impacting the Great Lakes;
    • Rising water levels and their impacts on the region; and
    • Local and state efforts to build resiliency in the Great Lakes.
  • Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in the Great Lakes (June 18th at noon):
    • The impact of HABs on freshwater systems;
    • Western Lake Erie’s HAB;
    • Conservation efforts reducing nutrient pollution. 

The Great Lakes Primer and Orientation Program’s first two sessions on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and invasive species in the Great Lakes can be viewed at the following links:

The Great Lakes Primer and Orientation Program is made possible with support from:
The Erb Family Foundation.