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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 01 August 2002



For daily Great Lakes News, bookmark http://www.great-lakes.net/news/


SITE OF THE MONTH for August: LakeNet
  >> http://www.worldlakes.org/ <<
LakeNet is a global network of people and organizations in 80 countries 
working toward the conservation and sustainable management of lakes. The 
LakeNet website has a searchable database of 475 online news articles on 
lakes from 1997 to the present, including useful information on threats 
to lakes as well as new and promising strategies to protect them. 
Another searchable database includes more than 1,100 links to 
lake-specific sites. Other features include an archive of Amazing Lakes 
photos and lake profiles, texts of global treaties affecting lakes, a 
lake biodiversity page and a description of LakeNet's electronic forum.

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.


IAGLR/ILEC 2003
  >> http://www.iaglr.org/conference/conference.html <<
The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) and the 
International Lake Environment Committee (ILEC) are pleased to announce 
a joint meeting to be held June 22-26, 2003, at DePaul University in 
Chicago, Ill. The conference theme is "Global Threats to Large Lakes: 
Managing in an Environment of Instability and Unpredictability" and will 
be held jointly with ILEC's 10th World Lakes Conference.


Environment Canada's OUR GREAT LAKES
  >> http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/water/greatlakes/intro-e.html <<
"Our Great Lakes," formerly the Great Lakes Information Management 
Resource (GLIMR), has a new look! Check out the latest news, including 
delisting of Ontario's second Area of Concern, Severn Sound! Students 
will also want to bookmark the Homework Helpers section.


Great Lakes FOLK FESTIVAL
  >> http://www.greatlakesfolkfest.net/ <<
The Great Lakes Folk Festival, Aug. 9-11 in East Lansing, Mich., will 
showcase the traditional cultural treasures of the nation's Upper 
Midwest. The festival encourages cross-cultural understanding of our 
diverse society through the presentation of musicians, dancers, cooks, 
storytellers and craftspeople whose traditions are rooted in their 
communities.


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partnership with the regional network, visit
http://www.great-lakes.net/about/partner.html

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



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