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The Future of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence on the Agenda for Montréal’s 375th Anniversary

Mayors from 8 states and 2 provinces to meet June 14-16 Montréal, January 13, 2017 – Today, mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative’s Board of Directors (Cities Initiative) met in Montréal to further strengthen their strategy to address water issues and to prepare the next important mayors’… Read More

Join The Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative at the Climate Leadership Conference, March 1-3 in Chicago

Join us March 1-3 in Chicago to connect with the nation’s leaders on climate at the sixth annual Climate Leadership Conference (CLC). The CLC convenes around U.S. EPA’s prestigious Climate Leadership Awards, and brings climate, energy and sustainability professionals together to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions…. Read More

Funding Supports Work to Reduce Phosphorus Loss to Waterways

Efforts to reduce phosphorus loss into Ontario waterways and the Great Lakes will progress thanks to the funding announcement of $203,000 from Growing Forward 2, a Canada-Ontario agricultural funding program administered through the Agricultural Adaptation Council. These funds will be matched with $100,000 from participating organizations, including the Ontario Federation… Read More

Cities Initiative Exec. Director talks Urban-Rural Partnerships

Cities Initiative Executive Director David Ullrich spoke at the Michigan Water Symposium on January 14, 2016. In his interview with Kirk Heinze of MLive, Ullrich discussed his experiences at the Paris Climate Summit for Local Leaders in early December and the importance of collaborative work between urban and rural stakeholders, saying, “there… Read More