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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable
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What's New & Notable, 01 February 2003

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Pier Wisconsin

Site of the Month.Pier Wisconsin, Ltd. is a non-profit freshwater education and research center located on Milwaukee's Municipal Pier. The mission of Pier Wisconsin is to foster awareness and understanding of our freshwater world. Because of the community's location and enduring connection to Lake Michigan, Pier Wisconsin programs focus on interpreting Great Lakes systems, issues and history for the general public. Denis Sullivan.Pier Wisconsin is also the home of Wisconsin's Flagship, the S/V Denis Sullivan. This 137-foot recreation of a 19th century Great Lakes schooner serves the citizens of Wisconsin, the Great Lakes basin and beyond as a floating classroom and scientific research vessel.

Ohio Watershed Network. Ohio Watershed Network

The Ohio Watershed Network (OWN) provides information to community members and natural resources professionals who want to protect the resources in their watershed. OWN takes a social science-based approach to guiding local organizations in developing and meeting their goals. Includes an index, by county, of Watershed Groups in Ohio.

Illinois State Water Survey

A division of the Office of Scientific Research and Analysis of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the State Water Survey is the primary agency in Illinois concerned with water and atmospheric resources. Use the Hydrological Cycle Navigation Map to locate topics of interest.

Canadian Association on Water Quality

CAWQ is an organization of scientists, engineers, technologists, administrators and students engaged or interested in research on water quality or the treatment of water pollution. Among CAWQ's products is the peer-reviewed Water Quality Research Journal of Canada.

Minnesota NorthStar.

As the first step toward making state government web sites more accessible to citizens, the Minnesota Office of Technology is introducing a robust new Minnesota state Internet portal. In phased development through 2003, North Star will provide templates to promote and facilitate a consistent look and feel throughout its state agency web sites. www.northstar.state.mn.us

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Christine Manninen
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Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.