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>>From bin  Thu Aug 21 08:38:32 1997
>Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 08:25:50 -0400
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>To: GLIN-ANNOUNCE@great-lakes.net
>From: "Karen E. Vigmostad" <vigmo@pilot.msu.edu>
>Subject: Great Lakes Islands Report Available Soon
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>Announcement of August 20, 1997
>
>The first State of the Great Lakes Islands report will be available this
>Fall.  This is the first report ever published about the islands of the
>Great Lakes.  The report is based on a set of papers given at last year's
>U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Islands Workshop.  The workshop was attended by 35
>U.S. and Canadian researchers, policymakers, and islanders.  The papers
include:
>
>*The Global Significance of Great Lakes Islands by Susan Crispin, The Nature
>Conservancy
>*Biodiversity of Michigan's Great Lakes Islands:  Knowledge, Threats,
>Protection by Judith D. Soule, Ph.D., Michigan Natural Features Inventory
>*Conservation Programs by George Francis, Ph.D., University of Waterloo
>*Great Lakes Island Biogeography Studies by Thomas Nudds, Ph.D., University
>of Guelph
>*The Importance of Great Lakes Islands as Nesting Habitat for Colonial
>Waterbirds
>Hans Blokpoel, Canadian Wildlife Service, and W. C. Scharf, Ph.D.,
>Ecological Inventory
>The Importance of Great Lakes Islands to Neotropical Migrant Birds by
>William C.  Scharf, Ph.D., Ecosystem Inventory
>*Wildlife Issues on Great Lakes Islands by Francesca Cuthbert, Ph.D.,
>University of Minnesota
>*Islands and Human Culture by David Synder, Apostle Islands National Park
>*Thousand Islands Ecosystem Project by Mary Alice Snetsinger, Parks Canada,
>Thousand Islands National Park
>*The Littoral, a New Vision for the Eastern Georgian Bay by Patrick Northey,
>Georgian Bay Association
>*The International Alvar Conservation Initiative by Susan Crispin, The
>Nature Conservancy
>*Wilderness Management Issues at Isle Royale National Park by Linda
>Witkowski, Isle Royale National Park
>*The Land Trust Movement in Canada  by Angus McLeod, Parks Canada
>*The Biosphere Reserve Model in Relation to Lake Superior Islands by Robert
>Brander, National Park Service
>*Vegetation Monitoring for the Grand Island National Recreation Area by
>Sylvia Taylor, Michigan Natural Areas Council
>*Agricultural Preservation on Old Mission Peninsula by Gordon Hayward,
>Peninsula Township
>
>The attractive 100-page publication has a color photograph cover and
>includes findings and recommendations of workshop participants.  You can
>order advance discounted copies by sending a $15 check per copy (to cover
>the publication, sales tax, postage, and handling) made out to "Michigan
>State University" by September 15th to:
>
>Great Lakes Island Project
>Michigan State University
>328 Natural Resources Building
>East Lansing, MI 48824-1222
>
>An executive summary will also be available for no charge and can be ordered
>at the above address.  The work of the Great Lakes Island Project is being
>funded by the Michigan Coastal Management Program and NOAA, and is housed in
>Michigan State University's Department of Resource Development.  Contact
>Karen Vigmostad, Director, Great Lakes Island Project, with any questions.
>Visit the island home page at http://rdserv1.rd.msu.edu/islands, call
>517/347-2652, FAX 517/353-8994, or email vigmo@pilot.msu.edu.
>
>


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