Coastal Wetlands Blog

April 12, 2019 - This is the first sentence from the blog. This is the second sentence if the first is really short.  Read More. (read more should be a link to the blog page). 

Looking forward to a new year of collaboration and innovation

January 17, 2019 - Like a large global company with many divisions, the Great Lakes basin presents a huge challenge in coordinating work across the diverse groups working on strategies, investments and tracking progress on Great Lakes issues. Read more

Working Together to Catch Aquatic Invasive Species Early

December 12, 2018 - Prevention and early detection are the most effective and cost-efficient methods of invasive species management. But in these multi-jurisdictional, interconnected waters, a strong and proactive approach in one area of the basin is ultimately only as effective as the weakest approach in another. Read more

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Blue Accounting in the News

December 13, 2018 - New tool launched for aquatic invasive species surveillance in the Great Lakes

Recently, Blue Accounting, in partnership with state and federal agencies, launched a new suite of web-based resources and tools to support early detection of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes. 

December 4, 2018- Great Lakes Commission convenes binational advisors to help track progress in Lake Erie

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today introduced a newly formed advisory group for Blue Accounting’s ErieStat, a website designed to track progress toward the binational goal of reducing phosphorus in Lake Erie by 40 percent.

June 7, 2018 - Great Lakes Commission releases ErieStat to support Lake Erie phosphorus reduction efforts

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today announced the launch of ErieStat, a website that tracks progress toward the binational shared goal of reducing phosphorus in Lake Erie by 40 percent, and reports how much of the nutrient is entering the lake from select rivers.

March 16, 2018 - Blue Accounting Formed to Gather Great Lakes Data

With two countries, eight states, two provinces, 249 counties and countless non-governmental organizations and businesses focusing attention on the complex issues confronting the Great Lakes basin, you can imagine the huge amount of data hanging out there with each agency and group.

February 27, 2018 - Canadians Offer Plan to Battle Harmful Algae Blooms

Canada and the province of Ontario recently released their plan to combat toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.  Phosphorus is the primary cause of the blooms that turn parts of the lake green most summers.

February 5, 2018 - Great Lakes Clean-up Tracking Effort Now Underway

There's a new program being launched to monitor the effectiveness of Great Lakes protection efforts. 

February 1, 2018 - Program Seeks to Measure Success of Great Lakes Protections

A program intended to monitor the effectiveness of Great Lakes protection efforts has established goals and ways to measure progress toward achieving them.

November 3, 2017 - New website tracks progress on Great Lakes

Over the years, billions of dollars have been allocated to restoring the Great Lakes – whether its money spent cleaning up pollution, preventing invasive species, or educating the public.  A new regional initiative will analyze how effective some of these efforts – and dollars – have been so far.

October 28, 2017 - New Website Helps Measure Great Lakes Restoration Progress

New Blue Accounting website launched: Great Lakes Commission and The Nature Conservancy share new information services  with Great Lakes governors and premiers.

October 26, 2017 - New Blue Accounting website launched

A new website is designed to help leaders in the Great Lakes region keep track of progress toward protecting the environment and boosting the economy.

2017 Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers

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