About our program:
The Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
is all about making a differencein water quality, land use, and agricultural
productivity. Initiated in 1991 and authorized in the 2002 and 2007 Farm Bills, this
federal/state partnership has supported well over 400 demonstration and technical
assistance projects throughout the Great Lakes region. The Basin Program is
coordinated by the Great Lakes Commission
in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Natural Resources
Conservation Service), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers.
A Message to Current Grantees
With Pending Reports:
CLICK HERE to submit your online Progress Report and Final Report
The Great Lakes Soil Erosion and Sedimentation
Task Force oversees the program and ensures that goals
and objectives are met. Task force members include representatives from the
eight Great Lakes states, the partner agencies and other federal and regional
In taking action to prevent soil erosion and sedimentation,
the Great Lakes Basin Program protects the water quality of the Great Lakes!
Events around the region:
February 10-11, 2015Great Lakes Waterways ConferenceCleveland, OHJoin maritime industry leaders in the Great Lakes at the 2015 Great Lakes Waterways Conference as they come together to address the industry’s most pressing challenges while exploring its most exciting future opportunities. The conference is the one maritime industry event that involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions aimed specifically at the Great Lakes region.
From the page on Soil Erosion and Sedimentation
November 2, 2015Soil Health Through Reduced Tillage and Cover Crops (webinar)OnlinePenn State and Cornell University have teamed up to present this series of webinars to keep you informed about critical production issues.