The Hamilton-Halton Source Region in Ontario contains communities that source water from Lake Ontario and underground aquifers. The source protection plan outlines policies and actions to protect the region's drinking water from potential contamination.
The Essex Source Region in Ontario contains communities that source water from Lake St. Clair, Detroit River, and Lake Erie. The source protection plan outlines policies and actions to protect the region's drinking water from potential contamination.
Ohio's Soil and Water Conservation page provides organizational information and links to specific programs.
The Illinois EPA wellhead protection page provides information on implementing a wellhead protection plan, and provides contact information for IL EPA wellhead protection professionals.
The Illinois EPA Source Water Assessment Program (SWAP) protects drinking water for more than 11 million people. This resource outlines the purpose of Illinois SWAP, the types of water supplies to be assessed, and the expected results from SWAP.
The National Park Service Coastal Adaptation Strategies Handbook summarizes the current state of NPS climate adaptation and key approaches currently in practice or considered for climate change adaptation in coastal areas in order to guide adaptation planning in coastal parks. The chapters focus on policy, planning, cultural resources, natural resources, facility management, and communication/education. The handbook highlights processes, tools and examples that are applicable to many types of NPS plans and decisions.
Part of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the Nearshore Framework is intended to address ongoing and emerging challenges to the nearshore waters of the Great Lakes, where restoration, protection and prevention activities are critical to improving and sustaining the ecological health of Great Lakes coastal areas and enhancing attendant social, cultural, recreational and economic benefits.
The mission of the Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture (UMGL JV) is to deliver the full spectrum of bird conservation through regionally based, biologically driven, landscape-oriented partnerships.
The mission of Sustain Our Great Lakes (SOGL) is to sustain, restore and protect fish, wildlife, and habitat in the Great Lakes basin by leveraging funding, building conservation capacity, and focusing partners and resources toward key ecological issues. Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the program receives funding and other support from ArcelorMittal, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S.D.A. Forest Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Service.