The home of some 40 million Canadian and U.S citizens and the source of an important part of the GNP of both countries, the Great Lakes are North Americas freshwater centerpiece. A number of government agencies and charities focus on Great Lakes issues. Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation specializes in those matters affecting Georgian Bay in the context of all the Great Lakes plus Lake St. Clair, and their connecting channels.
Our work in this important area is to add to our understanding of wetland habitat loss under excessively low or high water levels and to propose solutions for the next 25-50 years.
The study by W.H. Baird & Associates, discussed under Research, fits well with the wetlands work described above because it will allow the wetlands researchers to forecast the likely future threats to the health of wetlands.