Today we announced $3.6 million in new and ongoing grants during the September grant cycle. Our founders, Fred and Barbara Erb valued the contribution the arts make to the area’s economic, social, and creative well-being which is why over $2 million was awarded to arts and culture organizations. See the complete grants list here. Sixty arts and...
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Great Lakes Watersheds Chat
In the wake of a recently-launched ranking of the top 500 Great Lakes Twitter influencers, we invite Great Lakes experts, researchers, enthusiasts, advocates, and related organizations to tune into our Twitter activity September 27-October 1 where our Tweets will be taken over with everything Great Lakes including three new videos that leverage the Great Lakes...
What does the Great Lakes watersheds map show?
In collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, we created a color-coded map of the Great Lakes watersheds to show how they’re all connected and that everything we do on land impacts the Great Lakes.
What is a watershed?
Chair of the Erb Family Foundation, John Erb, shares what a watershed is and how the Great Lakes form a large watershed.
What’s at stake in our watershed?
What we do on the land eventually ends up in the Great Lakes. Chair of the Erb Family Foundation, John Erb, shares how our actions on land impact the freshwater rivers and lakes around us.
New Ranking of Great Lakes Twitter Influencers Promotes Positive Dialogue
Launch of the #GreatLakes Top 500 Launching September 13th, the #GreatLakes top 500 ranking of influencers on Twitter will be an online community resource and business network to help promote positive dialogue and increase stewardship engagement across the entire Great Lakes Basin and beyond. Sponsored by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation...
How Michigan Water School Advances Great Lakes Stewardship
Michigan Water School helps city and county staff and elected and appointed officials increase their knowledge about critical Great Lakes issues impacting local watersheds. Since 2017, over 500 leaders have attended the two-day in-person workshops or virtual convenings. MI Water School covers four topics: water quality, water quantity, water economics, and the blue economy, and...