Speak Out for Your Great Lake

Join the Conversation when the Canada/U.S International Joint Commission hosts a Three-Day ‘Listening Session’ in Niagara Falls, Ontario Tuesday, Sept. 27th thru Thursday Sept. 29th

A Call-Out from the, Great Lakes Ecoregion Network, a Canada-based citizens organization of citizens from across the Great Lakes Basin

Posted September 23rd, 2022 on Niagara At Large

Great Lakes Ecoregion Network (GLEN) invites you to help protect your Great Lake! GLEN is a binational group of dedicated advocates (see: https://greatlakesecoregionnetwork.weebly.com) working to strengthen the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) and increase public/community engagement in government policies focusing on Great Lakes water quality.

Please add your voice to help protect the Great Lakes and the communities that rely on them.

The landmark GLWQA turns 50 this year. On September 27-29, the Canadian and US Federal Governments will host their largest listening session in years in Niagara Falls to help frame the next decades of international collaboration to protect and restore the Great Lakes, and their basins & connecting waterways.

Not everyone can make it to Niagara Falls for the Governments’ meeting. And they shouldn’t have to. GLEN is hosting a virtual community session for each of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River to gather public comments and concerns.

Each webinar will have a review of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement followed by a regional expert providing facts and water quality information on each lake and the St. Lawrence. Then it’s your turn to provide your perspectives.

Your comments will be recorded and compiled for presentation to the governments and the International Joint Commission at the fall meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario and will help guide GLEN’s actions.

      Registration Linkhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/88386879207?pwd=eU5JWEdNVndSeC9MRUdOeFFwNjNBdz09

About Great Lakes Ecoregion Network (GLEN) https://niagaraatlarge.com/2022/04/20/new-canada-u-s-citizens-network-organized-to-advocate-for-great-lakes-for-next-fifty-years/

Registration is open for the 2022 Great Lakes Public Forumwhich will take place at the Crowne Plaza Fallsview Hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on September 27-29, 2022!

The United States and Canada invite members of the public, organizations, and agencies with an interest or involvement in restoration and protection of the in Great Lakes to attend the 2022 Great Lakes Public Forum. We want to hear from you on Great Lakes matters!

REGISTER HERE


Draft agenda – View the draft agenda (pdf)

NIAGARA AT LARGE Encourages You To Join The Conversation By Sharing Your Views On This Post In The Space Following The Bernie Sanders Quote Below.

“A Politician Thinks Of The Next Election. A Leader Thinks Of The Next Generation.” – Bernie Sanders

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