Great Lakes Day 2015 has begun here in Washington, D.C.! This year, as in past years, we’re here to advocate for Great Lakes restoration. Over the next two days we will urge members of congress to restore funding to critical programs, like the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Regional Conservation Partnership Program, and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. We will also be talking to members of congress about runoff pollution, invasive species, and clean water protections. You can find our issue book and other resources here.
New this year, thanks to the Joyce Foundation, we will be showing members of congress short videos about the impact of the GLRI around the region. You can watch the videos yourself by visiting the Joyce Foundation’s website, or via the links below:
You can also find factsheets for success stories in the Great Lakes states at the Joyce website, including facts about: