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What's New & Notable, 15 April 2004

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Watersheds of the World
www.iucn.org/themes/wani/eatlas

This tool (online or CD) provides maps of land cover, population density and biodiversity for 154 basins and sub-basins around the world, including the St. Lawrence River and each of the Great Lakes.

2004 Research Symposium
www.iisgcp.org/symposium/RS2004/main.htm

On May 18, the IL-IN Sea Grant College Program is sponsoring a showcase of the high quality research being done in the southern Lake Michigan region. The public is welcome to join and meet with Sea Grant researchers, local water resource managers, and representatives of agencies that sponsor research programs addressing Great Lakes issues.
Lake Ontario Walk-around
www.lakecompasser.com

In 1997, Rich Gardner walked around the perimeter of Lake Ontario - 565 miles, in 23 consecutive days, starting and ending in Rochester, N.Y. This is his journal. Gardner aspires to be the first human on record to walk around all the Great Lakes.
Exotic Species Teacher Day Camp
www.miseagrant.org/ans/exotic-camp.html

The Exotic Species Teacher Day Camp is an exciting one-day workshop introducing Michigan teachers to harmful aquatic exotic species. The camp will take place on August 12, 2004, on Belle Isle in Michigan.

The Great Lakes of North America
www.glna.org

A project of the Council of Great Lakes Governors to attract European tourists, this newly enhanced web site provides information on Great Lakes tourism, industry news, a photo gallery, and information on each state and province in the region.

2004 Sustainability Conference - registration deadline extended!
www.glc.org/meeting

The May 3-6, 2004, Great Lakes Sustainability Conference and Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting registration deadline has been extended through April 27. Register online today and take advantage of the discount for attending both events!

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