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What's New
Reed, Burcham tour waterway projects
The Ripon Advance (12/20)
New York representative Tom Reed met with Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Margaret Burcham on Tuesday to discuss waterway projects in New York, and opportunities for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act to speed up projects.

Researchers put radio transmitters on Lake Ontario ciscoes
The Post-Standard (12/8)
For the past three weeks, a pair of researchers have been on a frigid mission on Lake Ontario's Chaumont Bay to capture and tag male and female ciscoes with radio receivers.

Niagara Falls region from above
Times Union (6/5)
A photos series depicting Niagara Falls views on June 4, 2013; and a wind farm in Lackawanna, N.Y., considered one of the largest urban renewable power developments in the world.

St. Lawrence County's FISHCAP wins New York State tourism award
North Country NOW (5/6)
FISHCAP, a public-private partnership promoting St. Lawrence County as "the fishing capital of the world," has been awarded top honors by the New York State Tourism and Visitors Association at NYSTVA’s annual conference this week in Niagara Falls.

Buffalo State increases Great Lakes play
Buffalo Business First (4/25)
SUNY Buffalo State officials see great opportunities in its Great Lakes Center, which studies a number of environmental issues and threats particularly regarding Lakes Erie and Ontario.

What's the state of Lake Ontario?
WIVB - Albany, NY (3/12)
The New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation is holding meetings across the state to discuss the Lake Ontario fishery, including one in Niagara County on March 19.

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General Resources
New York
Great Lakes Commission
Since 1955, New York has been a valued member of the Great Lakes Commission.

New York Governor Profile
Council of Great Lakes Governors
Includes biography, inaugural address, State of the State address and related links.

New York Sea Grant
Focuses the talents of university scientists and extension specialists on research in the areas of fisheries, coastal environmental quality and processes, invasive species, non-point source pollution and seafood safety.

New York State Government
A starting point to guide you to the many resources available from New York's state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.

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Economy
New York Economic Profile
Northeast-Midwest Institute
The Northeast-Midwest Institute provides a variety of economic data about the state, including unemployment rate, per-capita income, gross state product, exports, government spending and demographics.

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Environment
Hudson River (NY)
American Heritage Rivers
The American Heritage Rivers Initiative, established by an Executive Order in September 1997, is a program to help communities restore and revitalize waters and waterfronts.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
Niagara Parks Commission
Tourism information around Niagara Falls and the Niagara River Corridor.

Parks of the St. Lawrence
Manages recreational areas from Kingston to near the Quebec border.

Silver Waters of Lake Ontario
Their goal is to raise awareness of, and appreciation for, Lake Ontario through writing, sailing instruction, nature study, and other means.

U.S. EPA Region 2 Great Lakes Projects and Programs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. EPA Region 2 is responsible for management of the portions of the Great Lakes ecosystem bordered by New York State. This includes Lake Ontario, a small portion of Lake Erie, the Niagara River, which connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, and a portion of the upper St. Lawrence River, which flows out of Lake Ontario.

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Tourism
The Great Lakes Circle Tour
Ride along on the 6,500-mile Great Lakes Circle Tour: a scenic, international road system connecting the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River! For new visitors to the region, this online travel guide offers informational maps, road routes and estimated mileages, and links to major cities, camping and recreation areas, and natural attractions.

Travel and Tourism: Department of Economic Development

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GLIN: Lake Ontario
GLIN: St. Lawrence River and Seaway

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