|Celebrating 10 years of GLIN:
the 10th anniversary of the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN)
-- an open, nonpartisan Internet portal for connecting people to
data and information about the binational Great Lakes region of
North America. To help us celebrate this milestone, visit our new
interactive, multimedia program. An audio slideshow traces GLIN's
evolution in the context of Great Lakes history, computing
development and the Internet revolution. This interactive
application also highlights a few of GLIN's many products and
services, including BeachCast, Daily News, Lake Conditions, Maps
& GIS and T.E.A.C.H. By clicking on any feature you can jump
directly to the "live" web site. Lastly, read some comments from
GLIN partners and supporters and learn about planning efforts for
the next decade of GLIN. Ready for a history lesson? Start exploring
anticipated to Adopt-a-Beach
The Lake Michigan Federation recently
launched its 2003 Adopt-a-Beach program. The most significant
Adopt-a-Beach event, called Coastal Cleanup, takes place on the
third Saturday of every September. Volunteers expressed interest in
expanding the popular, one-day cleanup into Adopt-a-Beach, a
yearlong opportunity to educate the community about beach and water
use at Lake Michigan beaches. How to participate in Sept.
20, 2003, coastal cleanup
Great Lakes Cities Symposium
The focus of this symposium, to be held Oct. 2-4,
2003, in Cleveland, Ohio, will be the regeneration of Great Lakes
cities and their waterfronts.
National Invasive Species
Learn about the impacts of invasive species and the
U.S. federal government's response. You'll also find profiles of
selected species and links to agencies and organizations dealing
with invasive species issues.
Ohio's 2003 Celebration of Lake
For more than 10 years, Coastweeks has given people a
chance to celebrate what Lake Erie means to them through
recreational and restoration activities. The celebrations started on
August 23 and will continue through September 21.
Upper Great Lakes Connecting Channels
Revisit major findings and
recommendations of the Upper Great Lakes Connecting Channels Study.
Based on data collected in 1985 and 1986, this was a landmark study
in advancing our overall understanding of the environmental
conditions of the Great Lakes basin.