Great Lakes Restoration Conference 2018

October 17-18, 2018
Westin Book Cadillac
1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI
(313) 442-1600

Register for the conference!


This year our Great Lakes Restoration Conference will be held in Detroit, Mich. October 17 and 18. Join us to hear from Great Lakes advocates and experts as they discuss the latest science, emerging issues, policy solutions, and environmental justice concerns relevant to the region.

Register for the conference today! Register here.

Looking for more information?

Learn more about sessions here.

Learn more about scholarships here.

Book your hotel room here.


Pre-Conference reception:

The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition and the Great Lakes Funder Collaboration invite you to a joint reception on Tuesday, October 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the historic Gem Theatre in Detroit. Participants will have the opportunity to connect with colleagues, advocates and funders in advance of the Great Lakes Restoration Conference. Space is limited and registration will be on a first come, first served basis. Please register for the event as soon as possible here. The Healing Our Waters Coalition will provide transportation for those attending the Great Lakes Restoration Conference at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit.

This event is separate from the Wednesday evening reception that is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Conference.


Conference sponsors help ensure our conference is successful and accessible. Thank you to our Coalition sponsors and Conference sponsors! Click on a logo below to learn more about the sponsoring organization.

Coalition Sponsors









Conference Sponsors

Lake Superior Level – $25,000 or more


















Lake Michigan Level – $10,000 to $24,999







Lake Huron Level – $5,000 to $9,999


Lake Ontario Level – $2,500 to $4,999






Lake Erie Level – $1,000 to $2,499

Cover Crop Champions

Detroit River Level – $500 to $999











Belle Isle Level – $300 to $499

Clinton River Watershed Council

Speciation Artisan Ales

Trout Unlimited

Dave Ullrich

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