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GLIN==> What's New & Notable: 01 June 2004

Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable, 01 June 2004

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The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation

GLIN Site of the MonthThe Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the conservation and wise stewardship of Lake Huron's coastal ecosystems. Its mission is to provide leadership and expertise, in collaboration with partners, to achieve a healthy coastal ecosystem. The Coastal Centre focuses on four environmental priorities: water quality, biodiversity, coastal processes and climate change. Through education, research, planning and community outreach, the Centre endeavors to prevent environmental degradation, and influence attitudes and behavior toward the coastal environment.

Great Lakes BioBlitz

Great Lakes BioBlitzDesigned as part festival, part educational event, part scientific endeavor, a BioBlitz brings together scientists, volunteers and the public to see how many species they can count in a day-long biological survey.

Great Lakes Interagency Task Force www.epa.gov/glnpo/taskforce

Created by an Executive Order from President Bush on May 18, 2004, the Task Force will focus on outcomes like cleaner water and sustainable fisheries, and target measurable results.

NOAA Restoration Portal

On Nature magazine. This site, organized according to the four thematic areas of restoring, collaborating, advancing and Estuary Restoration Act (ERA), serves as a gateway to detailed NOAA restoration
publications, web sites, audiovisual
materials, and case studies.

The International Association of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Mayors' 2004 Conference

Join the Association in Chicago, Illinois, on July 14-16 to discuss the status of the system and get in touch with the region's mayors and representatives of organizations and businesses whose work directly affects the region.
2004 Mayors' Conference

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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.