Freshwater Future Weekly: March 18, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 18, 2022

THIS WEEK: Celebrate Freshwater Heroes and World Water Day + Supreme Court Nominee and Water Protection + Freshwater Future Project Grant Deadline, March 31 + Research Shows Filters Remove Lead with Conditions + Fresh Look for FreshwaterFuture.org Celebrate Freshwater Heroes and World Water Day   Join us to recognize our amazing Freshwater Hero award recipients at the Virtual […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 11, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 11, 2022

THIS WEEK: Federal Strategy to Distribute Water Infrastructure Funds Gains Support + New Technology Step Toward Equitable Solutions + International Climate Change Report Makes Case for Immediate Actions + Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan Comment Period + Mapping Out Lake Erie + Freshwater Future Project Grant Deadline, March 31 Federal Strategy to Distribute Water Infrastructure Funds Gains Support This week the U.S. […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 4, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 4, 2022

THIS WEEK: Freshwater Heroes Honored on World Water Day, March 22–Register Today! + Study Looks at Climate Change Impacts to Great Lakes During Winter + Water Watchers Get Wellness and Organization Support + Drinking Water Contaminated near Canadian Forces Detachment Mountain View Freshwater Heroes Honored on World Water Day, March 22–Register […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 25, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 25, 2022

THIS WEEK: Communications Grants Filling the Gap + All About Water Convening + Ontario’s Water Infrastructure, Much Like in the U.S., Needs Support + Your Voice on Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan + Save the Date-Freshwater Heroes Celebration, March 22, 2022 Communications Grants “Filling the Gap” A new website created for the […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 18, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 18, 2022

THIS WEEK: Success: Administration Cancels Mine Leases for Minnesota Boundary Waters; Success: 1 Billion for Great Lakes Restoration; Southern Ontario Wetlands Provide Over $4 Billion in Natural Filtration Annually; Rivers Found to Be Major Source of PFAS Pollution to the Great Lakes Success: Administration Cancels Mine Leases for Minnesota Boundary Waters! We’ve been […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 11, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 11, 2022

THIS WEEK: Next Week: Join Us for the All About Water Symposium on Feb 17th; Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on Feb 22nd; Have Your Voice Heard on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan; First Nations $8-Billion Class-Action Settlement; Ontario Government Plans to Build New Highways Through Provincial Greenbelt Next Week: […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 4, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 4, 2022

THIS WEEK: Public Comments Requested on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan; Learn More about Freshwater Future Grant Opportunities on February 22; Check Out the Popular Science Article With Thoughts from Jill Ryan; Registration Deadline Extended: Ensuring Your Community Benefits from Recent Federal Investments              Public Comments Requested on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 28, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 28, 2022

THIS WEEK: Event Focus–Project Grants Webinar; All About Water Symposium; Water Watchers & Wellness Registration Open; Sand Sculptures Form on Lake Michigan Shore             Need Funds for Your Water Work? Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on Feb 22nd Freshwater Future has been fortunate to provide Grant Programs for grassroots community organizations for over […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 21, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 21, 2022

THIS WEEK: Contact Your Local Officials to Ensure Your Community Benefits from Recent Federal Investments in Water; Registration: All About Water Symposium, Securing Federal Infrastructure Dollars; Personal and Organizational Wellness Online Series 2022; Chemicals in Water Systems in Indiana Communities Time is NOW – Contact Your Local Officials to Ensure Your Community Benefits […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 14, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 14, 2022

THIS WEEK: You Are Invited: All About Water Symposium, Securing Federal Infrastructure Dollars + Personal and Organizational Wellness Online Series 2022 + Ontario government plans to build new highways through provincial Greenbelt + You May Be Eligible for Financial Assistance for Your Water Bill You Are Invited: All About Water […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 7, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 7, 2022

THIS WEEK: Happy New Year and New Opportunities Coming + Do You Know a Freshwater Hero? Nominate Them Today! + Wondering Where the Ice Is? Happy New Year and New Opportunities Coming! First and foremost, Freshwater Future wants to wish you a Happy New Year and send you positive thoughts for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 30, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 30, 2021

THIS WEEK: Say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Freshwater Voices Newsletter: Latest Issue Now Available Online Say YES to a Better Great Lakes Future by Donating Today!  It’s not too late to make an impact with your Year-End Gift today! Together, we can stand stronger […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 22, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 22, 2021

THIS WEEK: There Is Still Time to say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Freshwater Future Still Benefiting from Environmental Fellow – Thank You Sanchez! + Administration Requests Input from U.S. Tribes on Line 5 Treaty Talks There Is Still Time to say YES to a better Great Lakes Future […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 17, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 17, 2021

THIS WEEK: Give the Gift of Helping to Ensure the Healthy Future of Our Great Lakes Waters! + Manufacturing Giant Dumps Over 400 Gallons of Oil into Wisconsin’s Menomonee River + Ontario Study: Laundry Filter Can Reduce Plastic Pollution + Lead in Drinking Water Have You Worried?  Give the Gift of […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 10, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 10, 2021

THIS WEEK: Won’t you say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Michigan’s Stricter Lead and Copper Rule Still Has Limitations + Growing Percentage of Residents Worried about Great Lakes Health + New York Offers Assistance to Pay Water Bills for Low-Income Residents + Canadian and […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 3, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 3, 2021

THIS WEEK: Canadian Federal Government Underfunding First Nations’ Water Systems + Thank you for Your #GivingTuesday Generosity + U.S. Supreme Court Opinion Rules Groundwater Must Be Shared + Groups Convene to Talk Transboundary Water Issues at the Great Lakes Network Fall Gathering Canadian Federal Government Underfunding First Nations’ Water Systems The parliamentary […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 24, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 24, 2021

THIS WEEK: Give the Gift of Clean Water on #GivingTuesday – Nov. 30th + Communities Working Together to Solve Lead in Water Problems! + Cookbook Features History and Recipes from Tribal Communities + Ontario’s Carruthers Creek Faces Threats from Hospital Development Give the Gift of Clean Water on #GivingTuesday – November […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 19, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 19, 2021

THIS WEEK: Special Focus Edition: Multi-Nation Negotiations Indigenous Governments Invoking Their Treaty Rights in Line 5 Talks In the ongoing battle to ensure the twin, five-mile pipelines that run under the Straits of Mackinac, carrying 23 million gallons of petroleum liquids daily, don’t leak into Lakes Michigan and Huron, twelve Michigan […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 12, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 12, 2021

THIS WEEK: U.S. Passes Over $1 Trillion Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act + Benton Harbor Community Water Council Persistence Results in Actions + Ontario government provides $2.5 million for community-based Great Lakes initiatives + Five Things You Can Do to Protect the Great Lakes + Funding for Fish and Wildlife Restoration […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 5, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 5, 2021

THIS WEEK: All About Water’s Convening Returns Beginning of Next Year + Michigan Governor Using State’s Purchasing Power to Reduce PFAS + It’s at the Tap that Drinking Water Must Be Safe! All About Water’s Convening Returns Beginning of Next Year Freshwater Future’s All About Water convening in October was incredibly […]