Lake Erie can’t afford more delays. It’s time to act now!
Lake Erie is a global treasure, it provides drinking water for millions of people and supports both a multi-million-dollar economy and a truly remarkable ecosystem. However, this Great Lake is also at risk from many threats, such as toxic algae blooms, nutrient pollution, toxic chemicals, deforestation and climate change.
We must act to reduce the amount of runoff pollution entering the lake. Together, we can help keep Lake Erie clean and not green.
Ontario and Canada signed the Canada-Ontario Lake Erie Action Plan in 2018 as part of the binational efforts to address Lake Erie's algae blooms and keep them from spiralling out of control. To date, the province has not provided any updates on the progress toward reducing phosphorus loading into the Lake by the target date of 2025.
We are working to ensure that federal and Ontario governments take action to keep algae-causing pollution out of Lake Erie.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Sign the petition and tell the federal and provincial governments we need to know what's being done to protect Lake Erie.
August 16, 2023 is #WeAreLakeErie Day!
On August 16, 2023, we’re creating a virtual wave of support for Lake Erie! On our 7th annual #WeAreLakeErie day, we’re asking folks to share their personal stories and photos of Lake Erie on social media with the hashtag #WeAreLakeErie (and don’t forget to tag us!).
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