Lakewide Management Documents

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

Lakewide habitat and species protection and restoration conservation strategies (known as biodiversity conservation strategies) have been completed for each Great Lake. The completion of these strategies satisfies a commitment in the Habitat and Species Annex of the Agreement. Lakewide Action and Management Plans (which are developed pursuant to the Lakewide Management Annex) are the principal […]

Posted: February 23, 2015

Governments of Canada and the United States Finalize Nearshore Framework

Pursuant to the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the Governments of Canada and the United States have finalized a Nearshore Framework, which is a systematic, integrated and collective approach for assessing the nearshore health of the Great Lakes and identifying and communicating cumulative impacts and stresses. Through the Nearshore Framework, the Governments will provide a comprehensive […]

Posted: September 27, 2016