Our Mission


Sponsored by the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, CIGLR leads exciting new research, trains the next generation of scientists, and turns research into action for safe and healthy Great Lakes communities.

Our Partners


Since 2008,

$48 million invested in Great Lakes health & safety

590 people prepared for STEM careers

$10 million committed to clean drinking water

> 750 jobs supported

Seminars & Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

News & Announcements

Linking Land and Lakes

Travel with PBS 5,000 miles to talk to >40 Great Lakes experts (including several of our partners) on the vital role coastal wetlands play in keeping the Great Lakes healthy. Click image to watch.

Summer 2019 eNewsletter

In this Issue: Accepting proposals! 2020 CIGLR Programs; Asian Carp; Improving Lake Erie Water Quality; Summer Master’s Students Projects

Accepting proposals! 2020 CIGLR Programs

CIGLR is accepting proposals from Regional Consortium members for a suite of programs that aim to build collaborative partnerships through career development opportunities, visionary science, and impactful outreach. Please visit the full program announcements for...