Working Together to Catch Aquatic Invasive Species Early
December 12, 2018 - Prevention and early detection are the most effective and cost-efficient methods of invasive species management. But in these multi-jurisdictional, interconnected waters, a strong and proactive approach in one area of the basin is ultimately only as effective as the weakest approach in another. Read more
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Blue Accounting in the News
June 7, 2018 - Great Lakes Commission releases ErieStat to support Lake Erie phosphorus reduction efforts
March 16, 2018 - Blue Accounting Formed to Gather Great Lakes Data
With two countries, eight states, two provinces, 249 counties and countless non-governmental organizations and businesses focusing attention on the complex issues confronting the Great Lakes basin, you can imagine the huge amount of data hanging out there with each agency and group.
February 27, 2018 - Canadians Offer Plan to Battle Harmful Algae Blooms
Canada and the province of Ontario recently released their plan to combat toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie. Phosphorus is the primary cause of the blooms that turn parts of the lake green most summers.
February 5, 2018 - Great Lakes Clean-up Tracking Effort Now Underway
There's a new program being launched to monitor the effectiveness of Great Lakes protection efforts.
February 1, 2018 - Program Seeks to Measure Success of Great Lakes Protections
A program intended to monitor the effectiveness of Great Lakes protection efforts has established goals and ways to measure progress toward achieving them.
November 3, 2017 - New website tracks progress on Great Lakes
Over the years, billions of dollars have been allocated to restoring the Great Lakes – whether its money spent cleaning up pollution, preventing invasive species, or educating the public. A new regional initiative will analyze how effective some of these efforts – and dollars – have been so far.
October 28, 2017 - New Website Helps Measure Great Lakes Restoration Progress
New Blue Accounting website launched: Great Lakes Commission and The Nature Conservancy share new information services with Great Lakes governors and premiers.
October 26, 2017 - New Blue Accounting website launched
A new website is designed to help leaders in the Great Lakes region keep track of progress toward protecting the environment and boosting the economy.
2017 Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers
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