Carolyn O’Neil spoke to Shellbacks about Great Lakes Awareness and recent policies with respect to the lakes. Water extraction, pollution, invasive species and other challenges face the Great Lakes, and Carolyn laid out clearly what the challenges mean and where things might be headed in the future.
ABOUT CAROLYN O'NEILL
Carolyn works for Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. She is the Manager of the Great Lakes Office for that Ministry. Her job is to advance Great Lakes policy including Ontario’s Great Lakes Strategy, the Great Lakes Protection Act and Great Lakes agreements. Prior to joining the Ministry, Carolyn was with Environment Canada where she worked on programs to protect the Great Lakes and the Fraser River in British Columbia.
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