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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 4/1/01



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SITE OF THE MONTH for April: THE GEORGIAN BAY ASSOCIATION
http://www.georgianbay.ca/
Founded in 1916, The GBA is a not-for-profit umbrella group representing 
22 resident associations and 5,000 families on the eastern and northern 
shores of Lake Huron's Georgian Bay. Its mission is to work with 
water-based communities and other stakeholders to ensure the careful 
stewardship of the greater Georgian Bay environment. The GBA web site 
features local water quality initiatives, member association pages, 
links to bay-related web sites, and galleries of bay images and artwork.

If you would like to nominate a site for GLIN Site of the Month, see
http://www.great-lakes.net/news/sotm/gdlns.html for more details.

KNOW YOUR NETS: Identifying and avoiding commercial fishing nets
http://www.engin.umich.edu/seagrant/nets/
Boaters and anglers may discover something new in portions of the Great 
Lakes this year: commercial fishing nets. This new site from Michigan 
Sea Grant outlines the specifications, regulations and safety concerns 
of gill, salmon and trap nets.

NEW TOURISM RESOURCES
Ohio's Lake Erie Circle Tour
http://www.circle-erie.com/
Visit this newly redesigned site for information on Ohio's Lake Erie 
Circle Tour. Includes information on communities and towns along the 
route, as well as suggested itineraries.

Travel Wisconsin
http://www.travelwisconsin.com/
Visit the newly redesigned site of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism! 
Featuring information on accommodations, recreation and destinations 
within Wisconsin, as well as a trip planner and seasonal articles.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Directory
http://www.uschamber.org/Chambers/Chamber+Directory/default.htm
Looking for travel information or a business directory for a specific 
Great Lakes community? Chambers of Commerce offer a wealth of 
information on these and many other topics. This site offers quick links 
to the major Chamber offices in each state.


If you're interested in exchanging links with GLIN or furthering your
partnership with the regional network, visit
http://www.great-lakes.net/about/partner.html

Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster/Project Manager
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.


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