SOLM Conference 2011: State of Lake Michigan Conference

September 27 & 28, 2011

Toxics, Stressors, and Monitoring

  • Resource Extraction - Impacts on Water Quality
  • Next steps in AOC Monitoring and Restoration
  • Models/GIS
  • Pollution Prevention Actions for Toxics
  • Emerging and Legacy Chemicals in our Fish
  • Ecological and Human Health

Habitat and Invasives

  • The Lake Michigan Biodiversity Strategy
  • Wetland / Watershed Health and Collaboration
  • Climate Change - Lake Levels, Green Infrastructure, and Adaptation
  • Fish Species Health / Lake Michigan Food Web
  • Carp
  • Regional Ocean Planning

Nearshore and Watersheds

  • Dunes & Wetlands
  • Coastal Wetlands Function
  • Nutrients/TMDLs
  • Water Conservation and the Great Lakes Compact
  • Watershed Academy and Planning Commissions
  • Harbors/Recreation: Clean & Green Marina Programs


News Feed

Lake Michigan Forum & Watershed Academy Meeting - October 28, 2015

This meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the activities of these groups and future plans for public engagement and outreach in the Lake Michigan basin. Join this conversation as a participant and find out how you can plug in from your community.

Love Lake Michigan

The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

The 8th biennial State of Lake Michigan and 13th annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference are now accepting abstracts for consideration.

Great Lakes lawmakers consider statewide bans on pavement sealants

Legislators in at least three Great Lakes states are proposing statewide bans of certain pavement sealants that have killed aquatic animals and are considered a possible health risk to humans.

Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review

The Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review, which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.