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Join Bridge discussion on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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Bridge Michigan invites readers to join us from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 12 for a Zoom discussion about the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a 12-year-old federal program that has dedicated billions of dollars to restoring waterways throughout the Great Lakes basin.

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The program, which was in danger of elimination during the Trump administration, recently was awarded $1 billion in new federal funding for toxic site cleanups, habitat restoration and other projects.

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Bridge Michigan environment reporter Kelly House will moderate a discussion with Crystal Davis, vice president of policy and strategic engagement at Alliance for the Great Lakes and Robert Burns, Detroit riverkeeper at Friends of the Detroit River

Additional panelists may be announced later.

This event is in partnership with Circle of Blue and is funded by the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation.

Please fill out the registration form to be sent a calendar invitation to the event, including the Zoom link. This registration form also includes an opportunity to submit questions for our guest speakers.

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How to join this live Zoom discussion

To be invited to participate in this hour discussion, please complete this form and we’ll send you the link via a Google Calendar invitation to your email inbox. You can also pre-submit your questions to our team on this form.

To learn more about how to join a Zoom meeting, watch this short video below. Zoom is free to use, and you can use the video call function on your computer, tablet or phone, or you can call into the meeting using the conference line function.

To regularly receive advance notification of what our nonprofit newsroom is planning and receive member-exclusive benefits — such as free Bridge event tickets, copies of our bimonthly Bridge Book Club selections and more — become a Bridge Club member today. Member support allows us to offer engagement opportunities like this discussion.

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