Office of the Great Lakes

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Michigan's Office of the Great Lakes leads efforts to protect and restore our state’s waters. The team works with partners to support sustainable coastal communities, restore degraded waters, manage water quality and quantity, and prevent aquatic invasive species.

We are committed to our mission to ensure a healthy environment, strong blue economy, and high quality of life, and are honored to serve the people of Michigan.

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What's New:

Detroit River's story opens to a new chapter with restoration

Coastal Program awards $500,000 in grant funding

Partners celebrate completion of Little Rapids Restoration

Krispin Blueway opens to paddlers after habitat restoration

St. Clair River reaches milestone in recovery


   State of the Great Lakes Reports Archive

   Aquatic Invasive Species

   Water Use

   Ballast Water

   Michigan Great Lakes Protection Fund

   MI Great Lakes Plan

  Great Lakes Restoration at Work - Interactive Map

  IJC Upper Great Lakes Study Microsite


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Pure Michigan