Welcome to the Great Lakes Action Center
Welcome to the Alliance for the Great Lakes Action Center. Your voice, when combined with thousands of advocates around the lakes, can make a difference!
Join our Action Network to receive our monthly e-newsletter and urgent action alerts. And take action on the issues below.
Tell Army Corps to Act Quickly to Block Asian Carp
Short-term measures exist to keep advancing Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, but the U.S. Army Corps says it needs at least three years to study them. Tell the corps a three-year delay could be disastrous for the lakes.
Tell Congress: Keep Plastic Microbeads Out of the Great Lakes
Tiny plastic particles in personal-care products like soaps and facial scrubs are washed down the drain and end up in the Great Lakes. Tell Congress: Keep microbeads out of the Great Lakes and all of our waterways!
Tell Congress: Support Immediate Steps to Keep Asian Carp Out of the Lakes
Asian carp are knocking on the door of the Great Lakes. Recent sampling detected carp DNA within a city block of Lake Michigan in Chicago. Tell Congress to force progress on immediate and long-term steps that safeguard our lakes from invasive species.
Tell your Senator: Protect the Great Lakes from Invasive Species
The U.S. Senate is considering legislation that would weaken rules to stop invasive species from entering the Great Lakes via ships' ballast water discharge. Tell your senator to protect the Great Lakes by opposing this legislation!
Tell Your State Legislators: Keep Plastic Microbeads Out of the Great Lakes
Tiny plastic particles in personal-care products like soaps and facial scrubs are washed down the drain and end up in the Great Lakes.Tell your state legislators: Keep microbeads out of the Great Lakes!
Support Long-Term Great Lakes Restoration Funding
Despite a record of success, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative comes up for renewal each year in Congress and is subject to budgetary whims. Tell your congressman to support a long-term funding commitment to bolster this critical Great Lakes program.