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20 Feb

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Mark Fisher Named CEO Council of the Great Lakes in 2014

February 20, 2014 | By |

The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) announced the appointment of Mark Fisher as its first Chief Executive Officer in 2014. Read More

09 Jul

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2013 CGLR Annual General Meeting

July 9, 2013 | By |

CGLR held its first Annual General Meeting in Milwaukee at 9:30-11:30am CDT on September 11, 2013 during Great Lakes Week. Reports from the Board and Acting Executive Director were presented, updates on early projects and working groups discussed, and feedback on potential projects requested.  Read More

25 Jun

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2013 Inaugural Project: Historically Low Water Levels

June 25, 2013 | By |

In January 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) reported that Lake Michigan-Huron experienced their lowest water levels since the Corps began tracking monthly measurements in 1918. The following is the initial post that covered this issue and CGLR’s intended response. 
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25 Jun

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CGLR Officially Launched in 2013

June 25, 2013 | By |

On April 11-12, 2013, the Mowat Centre and the Canada-US Law Institute, in partnership with many regional actors, launched a new bi-national organization to advance effective and coordinated private sector, public sector, and civil society responses to our shared regional challenges: the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR). Read More

24 May

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Matthew Mendelsohn talks about 2013 Great Lakes issues on CBC

May 24, 2013 | By |

In 2013, CGLR Founding Board Member Matthew Mendelsohn introduces CGLR and our work during CBC’s program on low water levels in the Great Lakes via The CBC Read More