• Spreading the word about the wonders and value of Great Lakes coastal wetlands to the public can help to inspire popular support for conservation projects related to wetland protection and restoration.
  • The Great Lakes Coastal Assembly also supports higher education opportunities for science students who plan to begin a career in wetland biology and/or conservation.

Related Investments

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is a multi-agency collaboration that provides funding to federal agencies that work to protect and restore the Great Lakes.  Both United States and Canadian agencies have been the recipients of GLRI funding across a broad scope of projects.  

The GLRI Action Plan III for fiscal years 2020-2024 focuses on five important categories: