Canada and U.S. Meet GLWQA Commitment to Develop and Implement Lakewide Habitat and Species Protection and Restoration Conservation Strategies

Male coaster brook trout, Lake Superior. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which entered into force in February of 2013, includes a commitment to develop Continue ReadingCanada and U.S. Meet GLWQA Commitment to Develop and Implement Lakewide Habitat and Species Protection and Restoration Conservation Strategies

Binational Biodiversity Conservation Strategies to be Implemented under the Lakewide Management Annex

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Lakewide habitat and species protection and restoration conservation strategies (known as biodiversity conservation strategies) have been completed for each Great Continue ReadingBinational Biodiversity Conservation Strategies to be Implemented under the Lakewide Management Annex

U.S. and Canada Meet GLWQA Commitment to Develop and Implement an Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection and Rapid Response Initiative

Sampling in Lake Superior U.S. EPA-ORD

The 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, which entered into force in February of 2013, includes a commitment to develop and implement an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) early detection and rapid response initiative by February 2015, as part of one of a number of strategies being applied to prevent the introduction and spread of AIS. Continue ReadingU.S. and Canada Meet GLWQA Commitment to Develop and Implement an Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection and Rapid Response Initiative