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New & Notable on GLIN, 3/17/99



NEW ON GLIN
Pay us a visit to check out these new features...

Spring has Sprung! <http://www.great-lakes.net/tourism/tourism.html>
Spring tourism opportunities abound in the Great Lakes region. Check out
GLIN's quick links to regional events of interest on the Festivals page
<http://www.great-lakes.net/tourism/fest.html> or peruse the latest
fishing reports
<http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/wildlife/huntfish.html#reports> and new
state regulations for 1999. Whether you're a bicyclist, golfer, hiker,
boater or fishing enthusiast...there's something for everyone in GLIN's
Tourism Section.
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New Email Lists
superior-eco
<http://www.great-lakes.net/lists/superior-eco/superior-eco.info>
Devoted to connecting people throughout the Lake Superior region and
beyond. Discussions focus on a full range of Lake Superior protection
interests, including air and water pollution, pollution prevention,
forestry, sustainable development, land use, and spiritual and cultural
connections to the lake.

sci-vessel <http://www.great-lakes.net/lists/sci-vessel/sci-vessel.info>

Electronic meeting place where Great Lakes science vessel operators,
managers and users can discuss and exchange information to promote wider
communication and coordination among the Great Lakes science vessel
community.
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Free access to Cambridge Scientific Abstracts aquatic sciences
databases!
<see http://wri.wisc.edu/library/>
During the month of March, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Water
Resources Institute Library is offering free access to the Cambridge
databases, which include aquatic sciences, fisheries and oceanic
abstracts.
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Other new sites of interest:

Great Lakes Program: Future Challenges and Opportunities
<http://www.cciw.ca/glimr/glrenewal/>
The Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem
(COA) and the Great Lakes 2000 initiative both expire in the year 2000.
Together the two constitute the Great Lakes Program. Here you'll find
background information on the Agreement and Program and resources
guiding the renewal of each, including results of a week-long workshop
series in February 1999. Visitors to the site also can submit comments
via email.

Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society
<http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/>
Founded in 1978 to preserve the lore and artifacts of the Great Lakes,
the shipwreck society operates the Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point,
Michigan, which features the bell of the ill-fated laker, the Edmund
Fitzgerald.

Ohioview
<http://www.ohioview.org/new-index.html>
Geospatial and satellite data at your fingertips.

Real People, Real Places
<http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ebm/ebm_works/index.html>
Inspiring stories that illustrate the creative work of Minnesota's land
managers as they figure out how best to use and protect our natural
heritage.

Pennsylvania Sea Grant
<http://www.pserie.psu.edu/seagrant/seagindex.htm>
The newest addition to the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network.


For daily updates on Great Lakes web offerings, visit the "What's New"
section on GLIN <http://www.great-lakes.net/navigate/new.html>

Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
http://www.great-lakes.net
Email: manninen@glc.org
Phone: 734.665.9135
Fax: 734.669.0764
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Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
400 Fourth St., Argus II Bldg.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816
http://www.glc.org