Registration is now open for the 2018 Binational Lake St. Clair Conference at MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair. The conference will highlight environmental management efforts in the U.S. and Canadian Lake St. Clair watershed. The theme of this year’s conference is building partnerships to advance the social, environmental and economic health of Lake St. Clair.
Planned sessions include:
- Cultural and Environmental Management Commitments
- Watershed Impacts and Restoration Progress
- Beach Health
- Protecting Drinking Water
- Tourism, Recreation & Economic Development
- Managing Terrestrial & Aquatic Invasive Species
- Fish & Wildlife Habitat Restoration Efforts
- Opportunities to Take Action and Volunteerism
- Opportunities for Recreation, Tourism and Economica Development around the lake
The program will include plenary presentations to report on the status of major initiatives in the watershed, and smaller breakout sessions to focus on specific restoration and protection efforts around the lake.
Who should attend?
This conference is intended for resource managers, local officials, elected representatives, citizens’ organizations, business/industry representatives, residents and members of the media with an interest in the binational Lake St. Clair watershed.
Conference fee is $40. Registration deadline is October 24.
Ginny Berry, 517-284-5052 or BerryV@michigan.gov.
Clinton River Watershed Council
Environment Climate Change Canada
Macomb County Health Department
Macomb County Public Works
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Michigan Office of the Great Lakes
Oakland County Water Resources
Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
St. Clair – Detroit River System Initiative
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Walpole Island First Nations