Title SponsorThe Wildlife Conservation Society’s Climate Adaptation Fund provides grant awards to conservation non-profits across the United Stated to catalyze innovative, science-driven projects responding to the impacts of climate change on wildlife and people. The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research and child well-being, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.
People, agencies and businesses across two countries, eight states and two provinces are working to protect, restore and sustainably use the Great Lakes. To be efficient and effective, regional decision-makers need to collaborate to identify shared goals, coordinate their actions and report collectively on progress. Blue Accounting provides a framework for solving these challenges of regional collaboration, coordination and accountability. We’re proud to support the Great Lakes Coastal Assembly in developing a holistic strategy for managing coastal wetlands.
Ducks Unlimited is a non-profit conservation organization supported by a volunteer and member base made up of waterfowlers and other conservation enthusiasts. Our conservation programs consist of direct habitat conservation, public policy efforts, and sound science that drive our singleness of purpose to conserve, restore and manage wetlands and associated upland habitat for North America’s waterfowl.
ODNR’s Old Woman Creek National Estuary Research Reserve at the DeWine Center for Coastal Wetland Studies represents a partnership between the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and the state of Ohio. Its mission is to cultivate knowledge and actions that benefit Great Lakes coastal ecosystems through research, training, and education.
The Great Lakes Commission is an interstate compact agency established under state and U.S. federal law and dedicated to promoting a strong economy, healthy environment and high quality of life for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region and its residents. The Commission consists of governors’ appointees, state legislators, and agency officials from its eight member states. Associate membership for Ontario and Québec was established through the signing of a “Declaration of Partnership.”
The North Central Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists is committed to promoting up-to-date sound science, conservation and management of wetlands. Consider joining us!
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.