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2018 Binational Lake St. Clair Conference

The 2018 Binational Lake St. Clair Conference was held November 1-2, 2018, at MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair. The theme was “building partnerships to advance the social, environmental and economic health of Lake St. Clair” and highlighted environmental management efforts in the U.S. and Canada.


The Conference Agenda is available to download.


  • Cultural and Environmental Management Commitments
  • Watershed Impacts and Restoration Progress
  • Nearshore Health
  • Protecting Drinking Water
  • Tourism, Recreation & Economic Development
  • Managing Terrestrial & Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Fish & Wildlife Habitat Restoration Efforts

The program included presentations to report on the status of major initiatives in the watershed, and smaller breakout sessions to focus on specific restoration and protection efforts around the lake.

Conference Partners

  • Clinton River Watershed Council
  • Environment Climate Change Canada
  • Macomb County Health Department
  • Macomb County Public Works
  • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • Michigan Office of the Great Lakes
  • Oakland County Water Resources
  • Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
  • Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
  • St. Clair - Detroit River System Initiative
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Walpole Island First Nations
  • Wayne County Conservation District