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GLIN==> What's New & Notable, 15 August 2002



For Great Lakes Daily 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 new 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 web site for GLIN Site of the Month, see 
http://www.great-lakes.net/news/sotm/gdlns.html for more details.


NEW & NOTABLE:
Great Lakes Commission 2002 Annual Meeting
https://www.glc.org/meeting/
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"Building Partnerships for Restoration" is the theme for the Great Lakes 
Commission's 2002 Annual Meeting, to be held on October 14-15 in 
Cleveland, Ohio. The meeting's focus will be on a review / assessment of 
government programs for management and protection, and on restoration 
planning initiatives to establish a blueprint for the future.  Register 
online now!


Exotics to go!
http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/exotics/exoticstogo.html
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A compact disc library of presentations: "fast food" for people who need 
materials to give presentations about zebra mussels and other aquatic 
nuisance species.  Exotics to go! helps people understand exotic 
species, stop their spread, and educate others.


PA Windmap
http://www.pawindmap.org/
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A complete guide to wind energy resources in Pennsylvania, including 
wind pattern analysis, wind production capabilities, and information on 
how to set up your own wind farm to produce clean, green power.


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

Jonathon D. Colman
Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, MI




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