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March/April 1999 ADVISOR now online



Learn about lake levels and FY2000 federal funding priorities for the
Great Lakes region in the March/April edition of the ADVISOR, the
bimonthly
newsletter of the Great Lakes Commission. Online at
http://www.glc.org/docs/advisor/99/mar-apr99.pdf

An overview of the Commission's FY2000 legislative and appropriations
priorities for the 106th Congress, First Session, can be found at
http://www.glc.org/docs/advisor/99/leg-app99.pdf
(A full version of the policy statement is located at
http://www.glc.org/projects/congress/strategy/approp99.html )

Other features:

* Great Lakes Day in Washington:  Balancing economic and environmental
issues in Congress

* Great Lakes Basin Program announces 22 new soil erosion grant awards

* New communicators network to address issues and opportunities in
communicating science and to form partnerships on Great Lakes
communications efforts

* Congress urged to waive interest requirement on new Soo Lock


In the AROUND THE LAKES section, learn more about

* Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

* Monitoring on Lake Michigan

* Wildlife-associated recreation



The ADVISOR is available online via the Great Lakes Commission's home
page at http://www.glc.org. For back issues, select Publications,
Newsletters, then ADVISOR.