Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron

Great Lakes Protection, Restoration, and Education

Real Work, Sound Science, Documented Results


Community Involvement

Working closely with communities to implement projects and provide programs that protect our Great Lakes.

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Accelerating Climate Adaptation

Assisting Great Lakes communities with climate adaptation.

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Community Environmental Monitoring Program

Independent Evaluation of the Eagle Mine in Marquette County.

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Great Lakes Conservation Corps

Providing young adults with meaningful employment that benefits the Great Lakes.

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Lake Superior Coastal Webcam

Location: SWP Office, Marquette

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Community Involvement

PROJECT: ICE draws attention to Great Lakes climate change

Two sold out private showings of PROJECT: ICE in Marquette  caught the attention of local media.  Watch the trailer here. Read the article in the January 19, 2015 issue of the Mining Journal: January 20, 2015 – Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Ice has starring role in Great Lakes climate change film

SWP Helps Protect Severely Declining Monarch Butterfly!

Marquette, MI – The Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) is wrapping up a summer long season of monarch butterfly habitat restoration on the Stonington Peninsula.  In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service’s Hiawatha National Forest (HNF) and with funding from the National Forest Foundation (NFF), the SWP will plant the final native pollinator plants for the Read more…

Project:Ice Private Screening in Marquette

The SWP is hosting a private, invitation-only screening of “Project:Ice” – a feature length documentary on the Great Lakes from the crossroads of history, science, and climate change.

Mining and Independent Monitoring

The SWP’s Community Environmental Monitoring Program (CEMP) of the Eagle Nickel and Copper Mine in Marquette County is a precedent-setting example of how a community can control industrial resource extraction practices.