State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference 2002 (SOLEC 2002)

SOLEC 2002 will be the fifth biennial conference in which the governments of Canada and the United States of America assess and report on the condition of the Great Lakes basin ecosystem. The conference will be held in Cleveland from October 16-18, 2002. Participants will focus on updating and assessing the state of the Great Lakes ecosystem components using indicators with an emphasis on biological integrity. Please see the Conference Agenda for more details. Information about SOLEC and Great Lakes indicators can be found at http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/solec and  at http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/solec.  Invitations to participate in SOLEC 2002 are offered to Great Lakes stakeholdersFor more information, please email SOLEC@ec.gc.ca.