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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 1/16/00



Pay a visit to the Great Lakes Information Network
<http://www.great-lakes.net> to check out these new features:

--->>Soil Erosion and Sedimentation in the Great Lakes Region
<http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/soil/soil.html>
Find updated information here on agriculture, stewardship/land use,
watersheds and more.

--->>U.S. EPA's Great Lakes National Program Office is requesting
preproposals for Great Lakes projects addressing:
  -  Contaminated Sediments
  -  Pollution Prevention and Reduction (Binational Toxics Strategy)
  -  Habitat (Ecological) Protection and Restoration
  -  Invasive Species
  -  Emerging Issues

A total of $3.04 million is targeted for awards in the summer and fall
of 2000. The deadline for Preproposals is Feb. 18. For more information,
visit http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/fund/2000guid

--->>Life along the Manitou Passage: The Age of Schooners
<http://www.schoolship.org/maritime/>
This site, created by a coalition of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National
Lakeshore, Leelanau Historical Museum and the Inland Seas Education
Association, features the history and present-day activities of this
vital shipping lane in the northern reaches of Lake Michigan.

--->>Meet Grimsby: New children's tale from Erie, Pa., native Don
McQuaid and illustrator Joe Anastasi
<http://www.greatlakesgrimsby.com/>
Grimsby is the enchanting story of a little sea serpent that makes its
home in the waters behind the Erie Maritime Museum and journeys
throughout the Great Lakes. Published in June 1999, this adventure was
designed to awaken in children an interest in the Great Lakes region
along with some fundamental values of western civilization.


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
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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