Office of the Great Lakes

Office of the Great Lakes logoMichigan's Office of the Great Lakes leads policy development and implements programs to protect, restore and sustain our precious water resources. The OGL team collaborates with partners to support sustainable use of coastal resources, coordinate restoration of severely degraded areas, manage water quality and quantity, prevent aquatic invasive species and engage in emerging issues. We are committed to our Great Lakes 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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Areas of Concern Coastal Zone Management

Great Lakes Coordination Program

2015 State of the Great Lakes Report

Michigan's Water Strategy


What's New:

Western Lake Erie Basin impairment reported by MDEQ

White Paper: "The Future of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative"

OGL Releases Final Piece of Michigan Water Strategy

Lake Superior Partnership releases finalized LAMP

Two Michigan Rivers Hit Major Environmental Cleanup Milestones


   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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