Lake Ontario

Development of the 2023-2027 Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Lakewide Action and Management Plans (LAMPs) for each of the five Great Lakes every five years on a rotational basis. We are pleased to advise you that the Lake Ontario Partnership has begun to develop the next Lake Ontario […]

Posted: May 3, 2022

Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook: Great Lakes Region – September 2017

The “Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook: Great Lakes Region” is a brief bulletin published jointly by NOAA and Environment Canada summarizing the latest season’s weather and water level conditions and weather and water level-related impacts over the Great Lakes and provides an outlook for the upcoming quarter. It is published roughly four weeks after the […]

Posted: October 31, 2017

Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Report 2020

The Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) is a binational ecosystem- based strategy for protecting and restoring the water quality of Lake Ontario including the connecting Niagara River and St. Lawrence River to the international boundary. This 2020 Annual Report highlights accomplishments and progress during the past year including outreach, monitoring, and protection […]

Posted: November 15, 2021

Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Report 2018

The Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) is a binational ecosystem-based management strategy for protecting and restoring the water quality of Lake Ontario including the connecting Niagara River and St. Lawrence River to the international boundary. This 2018 Annual Report highlights accomplishments and progress during the past year including outreach, monitoring, and protection […]

Posted: March 21, 2019

Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan Annual Report 2017

The Lake Ontario Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) is a binational action plan for restoring and protecting the Lake Ontario ecosystem. This 2017 annual report highlights accomplishments and progress during the past year including outreach, monitoring, and protection and restoration actions. The LAMP is developed and implemented by the Lake Ontario Partnership, which is […]

Posted: October 24, 2017

Great Lakes Public Forum 2016 – Presentations & Videos

As called for in the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the governments of Canada and the United States convened a Great Lakes Public Forum, with the International Joint Commission, to: Provide an opportunity to discuss and receive public comments on the state of the lakes and binational priorities for science and action; and Provide […]

Posted: November 25, 2016

Public Comment Completed: 2017-2019 Great Lakes Binational Priorities for Science and Action

Article 5, Section 2(c) of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 2012 states: “…the Parties shall establish, in consultation with the Great Lakes Executive Committee, binational priorities for science and action to address current and future threats to the quality of the Water of the Great Lakes, not later than six months after each […]

Posted: October 3, 2016