Blue Accounting helps Great Lakes communities set shared goals and measure whether we are achieving them by transforming existing data into useful information. Working together, we can improve the decisions we make to ensure the Great Lakes will always be the backbone of our region, supplying fresh water and natural beauty and serving as a powerful economic engine. Read our story

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Introducing a smarter, more comprehensive approach to
monitoring our Great Lakes water resources. 

Aquatic invasive species cost Great Lakes communities and businesses millions of dollars each year.

Coastal wetlands are essential to ensuring high quality water for fish, wildlife and people. Unfortunately, roughly half of Great Lakes coastal wetlands have been lost.

Blue Accounting will track progress in implementing our regional strategy that aims to double maritime trade, support our region’s industrial core, and shrink the system’s environmental impact.