Themes: Education/Youth/Outreach, Celebration Days
Big Idea: Annual Binational Great Lakes Day
This idea involves the creation of an annual Binational Great Lakes Celebration Day, whereby all U.S. states and Canadian provinces work together to engage their communities on multiple aspects of celebrating the Great Lakes.
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Planning an annual Binational Great Lakes Day begins with passing state and provincial motions to determine and designate a coordinated event date. The next steps include obtaining buy-in from interested organizations and gaining their commitment. A longer term strategy includes the designation of the Great Lakes shoreline as a biosphere.
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