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16th Annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference

  • Marquette Regional History Center 145 West Spring Street Marquette, MI, 49855 United States (map)

The 16th Annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference is widely considered to be a premier event by all Great Lakes business and government stakeholders.

The GLBA's event provides an outstanding opportunity to hear from top experts in their fields about the current status and science behind Great Lakes beaches, successful beach restoration projects, Best Management Practices for beaches, and remarkable transformations of the Marquette waterfront.

There will be keynote addresses, plenary sessions, field trips, evening networking and poster receptions.

As the web’s most trusted beach information service, Swim Guide provides water quality information to approximately 1,000,000 million recreational water users to date. Waterkeeper's Swim Guide Program Manager, Gabrielle Parent-Doliner is very proud to be part of the Conference's poster reception, highlighting key points from Swim Guide's highly anticipated beach report.

This year, sessions will include:

  • Pathogens and Health Risk
  • Nuisance and Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Beach Hazards
  • Beach Restoration
  • Shoreline Preservation
  • Optional activities include field trips, training sessions, and evening receptions.