Blue Accounting is working with the Great Lakes Coastal Assembly (The Assembly) to deliver the data and the context needed to make informed decisions about coastal wetland management. Blue Accounting supports the Assembly in tracking coastal wetland restoration, enhancement, and protection efforts in the Great Lakes Basin.
of coastal wetlands have been lost since turn of 20th century
acres of wetlands protected, restored or enhanced from 2010-2019
invested in coastal wetlands since 2010
The Assembly has developed goals for a resilient system of Great Lakes coastal wetlands. These include wetlands that:
- Goal 1: Support a sustainable assemblage of native species, including priority species
- Goal 2: Support diverse wetland types that are resilient and adaptable to changing conditions
- Goal 3: Support sustainable economic and social benefits complementary to ecological benefits
As a result:
- Goal 4: People in the Great Lakes recognize benefits of, and engage in the protection, restoration and conservation of, coastal wetlands
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How We Collaborate
Blue Accounting works closely with the Great Lakes Coastal Assembly to develop shared goals and metrics, and to track investments and progress towards those benchmarks.