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Department of the Interior (DOI): Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC)

The Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative (UMGL LCC) is one of 21 LCCs established by Secretarial Order No. 3289, which focus on on-the-ground strategic conservation efforts at the landscape level. LCCs are management-science partnerships that inform integrated resource-management actions addressing climate change and other stressors within and across landscapes. 

 

 

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Michigan State Climatologist's Office

The Michigan State Climatologist's Office is a service of the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Geography, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, MSU Extension and the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG).  Links to current weather conditions, forecasts, weekly and monthly temperature and precipitation maps, and historical summaries are available on the Office website. 

 

 

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USGS Michigan Water Science Center

The USGS Michigan Water Science Center provides historical information about Michigan's streamflow, ground-water levels, and water quality. This water science center also provides current real-time data on streamflow, lakes and reservoirs, ground water, and water quality.

 

 

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Michigan Sea Grant

The Michigan Sea Grant is a cooperative program of University of Michigan and Michigan State University. Through research, education and outreach, the program is dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of the Great Lakes and coastal resources with six extension educators located in coastal communities around the state. Michigan Sea Grant communicators, researchers and specialists provide Great Lakes information to Michigan residents, educators and stakeholders through newsletters and special publications, websites, educational displays, projects and presentations.

 

 

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Detroit Climate Action Collaborative

The Detroit Climate Action Collaborative (DCAC) is a project bringing together community groups, universities, state agencies, city leaders, environmental and public health organizations, and Detroit businesses and institutions. These constituents plan for how carbon pollution reductions and climate change preparedness projects will contribute to the resilient and responsible rebuilding of Detroit. DCAC was convened by the community environmental organization Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ).

 

 

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East Michigan Environmental Action Coalition

East Michigan Environmental Action Council (EMEAC) began as a response in the 1960s to environmental concerns in southeast Michigan. EMEAC seeks to fight environmental racism and fossil fuel dependence, while building community solutions and resilience inside Detroit. Its programs focus on climate justice, youth leadership, public commons, political education and organizing, and just economic transition. Community resilience projects focus on topics such as urban agriculture, youth leadership from frontline communities, and renewable energy.

 

 

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Climate Justice Alliance

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) is a collaborative of more than 35 community-based and movement support organizations uniting frontline communities to forge a scalable and socio-economically just transition away from an extractive economy towards local living economies to address the root causes of climate change. CJA is rooted in Indigenous, African American, Latino, Asian Pacific Islander, and working-class white communities throughout the US. CJA seeks to strengthen relationships between community-based organizations, environmentalists, labor unions, food sovereignty/sustainable agriculture groups, and other sectors of society.

 

 

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U.S. Forest Service Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center

The mission of the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center (EFETAC) is an interdisciplinary resource that is actively developing new technology and tools to anticipate and respond to emerging eastern forest threats. EFETAC researchers work with other scientists nationally as well as with a variety of Federal, State, and local government agencies, universities, and non-governmental partners to address forest threats. EFETAC has many projects and collaborations related to climate change which can be accessed on their website.

 

 

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Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) promotes local and national collaboration to advance environmental justice and sustainable redevelopment. DWEJ works to foster clean, healthy, and safe communities through innovative policy, education, and workforce initiatives.

 

 

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Great Lakes Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments Center (GLISA) - RISA

GLISA is a member of NOAA's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, which supports climate research for decision-makers and policy planners at a regional level. GLISA is a partnership between the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, housed in the Graham Sustainability Institute's Climate Center.