Calling All Media: We Want You to Participate in Great Lakes Week!

Next week, from October 11-14, citizens, activists, agencies and elected officials will gather in Detroit, Mich., to discuss the future of the Great Lakes as part of Great Lakes Week. We’re asking media to participate in this unprecedented event. There are many ways to do so:

    • live stream the event on your Web site
    • carry a live re-cap of the day’s proceedings via satellite link
    • use content from the day’s proceedings

Read an overview of public television coverage and participation opportunities.

Check out a Read a press release announcing opportunities to participate in Great Lakes week.

See the full menu of options Detroit Public Television is offering to regional media here.

DPTV has also established a FTP site that contains webstream embed code information, details on satellite coordinates, promos and graphics. To access that information, please use the following link:

By covering Great Lakes Week, media outlets can play a huge role in reminding people about how important the Great Lakes are, the threats they face, and the solutions that will help nurse them back to health.

For more information on how your newspaper, television station, radio station or online blog or Web site can participate in Great Lakes week, contact Jordan Lubetkin of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition at or Matt Friedman at Detroit Public Television at

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