Taking action to protect the Great Lakes
Find out how Canada is taking action to address current and future threats to Great Lakes water quality and ecosystem health.
Cleaning up areas identified as having high levels of environmental harm. Find out more about the Great Lakes Areas of Concern.
Working with others to protect the Great Lakes
A shared responsibility to protect and restore the Great Lakes. Find out more about domestic and binational collaboration.
Action and management plans for protecting each Great Lake. Find out more about Lakewide Action and Management Plans.
Managing excess nutrient concentrations in the Great Lakes to prevent toxic and nuisance algae. Find out more about algae in the Great Lakes.
Protecting and identifying risks to coastal wetlands and increasing their resiliency to future changes. Find out more about the Great Lakes coastal wetlands.
Assessing and protecting against ongoing and emerging challenges to the nearshore waters of the Great Lakes. Find out more about the nearshore waters of the Great Lakes.
Addressing the threats posed to the Great Lakes by Chemicals of Mutual Concern. Find out more about these harmful chemicals.
Supporting participation by Indigenous Peoples in decision making processes and actions to restore and protect Great Lakes water quality. Find out more about Indigenous Engagement.
Enhancing public awareness and participation to address Great Lakes issues. Find out more about public engagement.
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