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The Trash Divers Protecting America’s Best-Loved Lakes

Using their SCUBA skills, these water lovers clean the country’s largest lakes in the hope that their garbage hordes can spark high-level change.

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September 18 is International Coastal Cleanup Day — Beach cleanup scheduled in Alpena

Saturday marks International Costal Cleanup Day and one local organization is asking the community to help cleanup Starlite Beach.

Environmental group Great Lakes Great Responsibility will host the cleanup.

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Great Lakes Art silent auction on GLGR Facebook page

17 artists from the Great Lakes states and Ontario, Canada have donated art pieces for a silent auction on Thursday to benefit the Alpena-based nonprofit Great Lakes Great Responsibility.

MDOT partners with GLGR to install prototype stormwater filter in Rogers City, Mich.

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) collaborating with environmental nonprofit Great Lakes Great Responsibility to explore ways to reduce litter and prevent marine debris from stormwater runoff.

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ACDP raises over $1K to keep Great Lakes clean

Alpena County Democratic Party raised $1092.44 to support GLGR's marine debris prevention efforts.

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Divers, community invited to Earth Day cleanup on Saturday

Dive Into Earth Day: Community Cleanup is set for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, starting from Starlite Beach. The event will be held, rain or shine.

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Great Lakes Art silent auction on GLGR Facebook page

17 artists from the Great Lakes states and Ontario, Canada have donated art pieces for a silent auction on Thursday to benefit the Alpena-based nonprofit Great Lakes Great Responsibility.

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Great Lakes, Great Responsibility Leads Flash Trash Cleanup Downtown

GLGR took to Downtown Alpena for some spring cleaning. The result: over 4,000 pieces of trash removed.

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GLGR Partners with Boat Trader for #CleanWake Initiative

Boat Trader met with Meag Schwartz, a trailblazer in promoting the protection of our fragile coastlines’ beauty. 

Divers Take to the Water to Pick Up Trash at Rockport State Park

GLGR partnered with Great Lakes Divers in a winter dive:"Santa Splash to Pick Up Trash" in Lake Huron.

New Environmental Group, Great Lakes Great Responsibility, Picks Up Trash at Local Park

Community members pick up over 1,000 pieces of litter in a flash trash cleanup event.