Draft Lake Erie Report Focus of Public Consultations


For more information:  John Nevin, 519-257-6733 or nevinj@windsor.ijc.org

Windsor, ON – The International Joint Commission released the draft Lake Erie Ecosystem Priority (LEEP) report on August 29th, 2013. The draft report and supporting information are posted to the LEEP website and public comments will be accepted through October 5th

As noted in the below table, the public is invited to a series of open houses where they can ask questions and make comments.  Unless otherwise noted, each open house will have a poster display from 6-7pm with a time for public comment from 7-9pm.

In addition, the draft LEEP report was the focus of the Commission’s Triennial Meeting held on September 10th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The panel discussion can be viewed at www.greatlakesnow.org.

After making improvements based on public comment, the final LEEP report will be submitted to the governments by the end of the year.




Sept. 16

Detroit, MI*

Wayne County Community College
1001 W Fort Street
Detroit, MI, 48226

Sept. 18

Sandusky Area

Erie County Conservation League
815 E. Mason Rd
Milan, OH, 44846

Sept. 19

Toledo Area

Maumee Bay Lodge
1750 State Park Road #2
Oregon, OH, 43616

Sept. 24

Walpole Island First Nation

Walpole Sports Complex
770 Tecumseh Rd.
Wallaceburg, ON, N8A 4K9

Sept. 25

Port Stanley, ON

Port Stanley Arena
332 Carlow Road, N5L 1B6

Sept. 26


Leamington, ON

Seacliffe Inn
388 Erie Street South, N8H 3E5

Oct. 2

Cleveland Area

Rocky River Nature Center
24000 Valley Pkwy,
North Olmsted, OH, 44070

* The Detroit open house will have the poster display from 6-6:30pm with the public comment time from 6:30-8:30pm. Coffee will be served.