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Assessing progress in regulation of aquatic nonindigenous species across the multijurisdictional waters of the Laurentian Great Lakes, with emphasis on the live trade pathways

Updated: August 26, 2022

The authors examine progress over twelve years (2008-2020) toward more consistent regulated species lists within the 10 Great Lakes jurisdictions.

Great Lakes Coastal Assembly

Updated: May 27, 2022

The Great Lakes Coastal Assembly is sharing information on a new website.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Prohibited and Controlled Species

Updated: January 20, 2022

Learn about Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations, including objectives, prohibitions, species affected and enforcement.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Noxious Weed List

Updated: January 20, 2022

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service federal noxious weed program is designed to prevent the introduction into the United States of nonindigenous invasive plants.

Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers “Least Wanted AIS” list

Updated: January 20, 2022

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers have identified the “least wanted” aquatic invasive species that present an imminent threat to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Injurious Species

Updated: January 20, 2022

To protect from high risk species that may cause harm to interests of the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has the authority from Congress to prohibit the …

Model Regulation for State Watercraft Inspection and Decontamination Programs

Updated: January 20, 2022

States, especially in the western United States, have taken significant action to reduce the aquatic invasive species risk associated with the recreational boating pathway. In addition to enacting laws and …

H2Ohio Annual Report- 2021

Updated: January 18, 2022

Accomplishments from year two of the H2Ohio effort.

H2Ohio Annual Report- 2020

Updated: January 18, 2022

Accomplishments from the first year of the H2Ohio effort.

Recommended Phosphorus Loading Targets for Lake Erie

Updated: August 11, 2021

This report provides the recommended updates to phosphorus load targets for Lake Erie, based on several models and consideration of other factors that affect Lake Erie water quality.

Annex 4 – Nutrients

Updated: August 11, 2021

Annex 4 of the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement describes the nutrient management objectives for the Great Lakes.