Welcome to the Great Lakes Action Center

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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 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!

Volunteer with Adopt-a-Beach™

Each year more than 10,000 volunteers like you join together to clean up neighborhood beaches and monitor the health of the lakes. Sign up today to join an Adopt-a-Beach™ event in your community! You can also learn how to start a new Adopt-a-Beach™ team.


Make a donation

We would be nothing without your generous contributions! Give a gift to support our Great Lakes protection programs.


Join the Great Lakes Action Network

Receive e-newsletters and action alerts so you can stay up-to-date on Great Lakes issues and volunteer opportunities in your area.


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