Published on January 13th, 2015 | by GrowWNYAdmin0
Alliance for the Great Lakes
Meet the member organizations of the Western New York Environmental Alliance!
Organization Name: Alliance for the Great Lakes
Organization Mission: To conserve and restore the world’s largest freshwater resource using policy, education and local efforts, ensuring a healthy Great Lakes and clean water for generations of people and wildlife.
Organization Vision: None
- Advocated for new sanitary sewer discharge rules in Wisconsin that curb sewage overflows to Lake Michigan.
- Released a groundbreaking report calling for permanent separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins, to prevent inter-basin transfer of Asian carp and other invasive species.
- Engages some 10,000 volunteers in eight Great Lakes states in our Adopt-a-Beach™ Program, which includes litter removal and monitoring as well as beach health assessment.
- Received the American Bar Association’s Distinguished Achievement Award in Environmental Law and Policy, the first not-for-profit citizen’s group to win the award.
Leadership: Nate Drag, firstname.lastname@example.org
Established Date: 1970
Purview: Great Lakes Region
Address: Innovation Center, Suite 437, 640 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203
Website and Social Media:
Contact Information: 716-261-9393
Events: “Adopt a Beach”
Membership Offered: No
This membership profile was created by UB Honors Student Andrew Kimiecik, Fall 2014.