Members of this commitee work to support, promote, and develop county land and water programming to protect, conserve, and enhance natural resources in the Great Lakes Basin.
Can the Great Lakes Stay Great?
The Great Lakes have come a long way since the Clean Water Act passed in 1972. Listen to this Science Friday radio show to hear specialists discuss the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Committee Grant Program
Have a great idea for the Great Lakes? Apply to the committee grant program and receive up to $2500 to support your idea. Learn more here.
Join the tour
The Committee strives to share the diversity of the Great Lakes by hosting a tours. See photos from our last tour in 2018.
Greg Coulthurst, Door County SWCD, Chair
Davina Bonness, Kewaunee County LWCD, Secretary
Chris Arrowood, Langlade County
Tyler Betry, Sheboygan County LWCD
Tim Detzer, Milwaukee County ES
Ken Dolata, Oconto LCD
Scott Frank, Shawano County LCD
MaryJo Gingras, Ashland County LWCD
Andy Holschbach, Ozaukee County LWM
Steve Keith, Milwaukee County ES
Heather Palmquist, Iron County LWCD
Penny Pohle, WI Land+Water Staff, Treasurer (non-voting)
Paul Sebo, Washington County LWCD
Sarah Topp, Marrinette County LID
Ashley Vande Voort, Douglas County LWCD, Vice Chair
Todd Breiby, Wisconsin Coastal Management, DOA
Donalea Dinsmore, WDNR
Mike Friis, Wisconsin Coastal Management, DOA
Zach Zopp, DATCP
Mission: Support, promote and develop WI Land+Water and county land and water programming to protect, conserve and enhance natural resources in the Great Lakes Basin.
October 26, 2021 - The Great Lakes Committee will sponsor a Plastics Pollution webinar at 9:00 a.m. and meet online at 10:00 a.m.
For more information about meetings, visit the Community Calendar.