Measure GL-12 Metadata


Most Recent Measure Description:
ACS Code:GL-12
PERS Code:635
Measure Key Words:Coastal, upland, and island acres protected, restored, enhanced
Measure Language:Number of acres of coastal, upland, and island habitats protected, restored and enhanced (cumulative).
Goal, Objective and Subobjective:2.2.4: Improve the Health of the Great Lakes
Measure Type:Target
ACS Shareholder: 
Comments:New measure starting in FY 2011, added from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan.


Type of Measure *Yes/NoFY09FY10FY11FY12
NPGYes  20,00020,000
Budget (target)Yes  15,00020,000
Strategic PlanNo   n/a
KPINo   n/a
ARRANo   n/a
StateGrantNo  n/an/a
* Note: The figures for all budget measures are targets. The figures for all the other types of measures are commitments established during the development of the National Water Program Guidance.


Office Information:
Office Lead:GLNPO
Contact:Michael Russ, EPA Great Lakes National Program Office: russ.michael@epa.gov | (312) 886-4013


Most Recent Measure Definition (From FY2010 or FY2010, if available):
Terms and Phrases: 
Methodology for Computation of Results:EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) will track the cumulative total of acres of coastal, upland, and island habitats protected, restored and enhanced at the end of each Fiscal Year beginning in Fiscal Year 2010. Internal tracking and communications with the following federal agencies: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Geological Service (USGS), Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC), U.S.D.A. Forest Service (FS), Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), and Federal Highways Administration (FHWA). Each agency mentioned (here) will provide information about cumulative coastal, upland, and island habitats acres protected, restored and enhanced by agency staff, grantees, and contractors. Information will be input to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Accountability Database. GLNPO will compile and distill information into a yearly GLRI report.
Units:Acres of coastal, upland and island habitats
Universe:1,000,000. The universe represents all acres of coastal, upland and island habitats that are likely possible to protect, restore, and enhance.
Baseline:0 (FY 2005)


Most Recent Regional Measure Results Trend Data (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend Data 


Most Recent National Results Trend Data Chart (From FY2010 End of Year Report, if available):
Measure Results Trend Data Chart 


ACS Measure History:
Fiscal YearACS CodeMeasure Description
2012GL-12Number of acres of coastal, upland, and island habitats protected, restored and enhanced (cumulative).
2011GL-12Number of acres of coastal, upland, and island habitats protected, restored and enhanced (cumulative).


Decision History: Click for measure decision details


Most Recent Data Sources and Data Quality and Limitations (From FY2011 or FY2010 V & V, if available):GL-12.doc




External Links:
Congressional Justification
2010 EOY Report


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