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What's New & Notable, 01 June 2003

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New York State's Seaway Trail
www.seawaytrail.com

Site of the Month. The Seaway Trail is celebrating "25 years of great American road trips" in 2003! Great Lakes Circle Tour travelers can follow this 504-mile "America's Byway" along the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, Niagara River and Lake Erie. You'll find Niagara Falls, 1000 Islands, five Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces, Toy Town, castles, forts, and sites honoring Lucille Ball, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman and Frederic Remington. Stay overnight in three of 28 lighthouses. Enjoy the I Love NY Summer Festival, PGA and fishing tournaments, Art on Wheels, Hill Cumorah Pageant, Pirate Days, and wooden boat, Buffalo wings and rib fests! Learn more at www.seawaytrail.com

New GAO report on Great Lakes Restoration
www.great-lakes.net/pdf/GAO_03-515.pdf

Thirteen House and Senate members of the Great Lakes Task Force have released a long anticipated report: GREAT LAKES– An Overall Strategy and Indicators for Measuring Progress Are Needed to Better Achieve Restoration Goals (GAO-03-515).


Real-time Great Lakes weather
http://poletopole.org

This independent weather web site features a fairly comprehensive Great Lakes weather map giving current conditions. Clicking a location gives an indepth forecast, as well as weather histories -- temperature, pressure, relative humidity and more -- for the previous 24-hour period and last 30 days.

Lake Rim GIS. Lake Rim GIS
Northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan coast is one of the most densely populated and heavily industrialized parts of the state. These interactive maps were developed by the Indiana Geological Survey as the foundation for a comprehensive analysis of the region's water quality problems.
http://igs.indiana.edu/arcims/lrim/index.html

International Joint Commission. 2003 IJC Great Lakes Conference and Biennial Meeting
www.ijc.org/2003biennial

The International Joint Commission's biennial conference and public forum will be held Sept. 19-20 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Help Restore the Greatness! Join in the events, including a special RAP/LaMP workshop on Sept. 18 and a wide array of Friday workshops on topics ranging from invasive species to water use and mercury contamination. Register online today!


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