The Great Lakes basin spans eight states and two Canadian provinces. To move conservation forward in a system this vast, The Nature Conservancy must work with partners from all sectors—government, corporations, other conservation organizations, individual landowners and our many supporters.
The need for partnerships is underscored by events like Great Lakes Week, which provides an important opportunity for regional stakeholders to discuss Great Lakes issues, such as the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, and major threats to the Great Lakes, such as algae blooms and aquatic invasive species.
The Nature Conservancy participates in Great Lakes Week in a variety of capacities, offering presentations, scientific expertise and commentary during Great Lakes Now’s live coverage of the convening, reaching public television stations throughout the United States and Canada.
The Nature Conservancy also relies on partners for our on-the-ground initiatives in the Great Lakes basin: