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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
01 January 2005

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Ducks Unlimited Great Lakes/Atlantic Region

GLIN Site of the MonthHistoric wetland loss, conversion of lands to development, water quality problems and an expanding human population are among the greatest challenges that face this region. Ducks Unlimited is dedicated to reversing the trends of wetland habitat losses, restoring and protecting habitats, educating on the value of conservation, and making the Great Lakes/Atlantic region a better place for a variety of species of wildlife. Ducks Unlimited projects and activities around the Great Lakes region can be viewed on the Great Lakes Ecosystem page.

Open Source Geospatial '05

This international conference -- June 16-18, 2005, in Minneapolis, Minn. -- will address Open Source geospatial data technologies, including MapServer, EOGEO and OSGIS.

Winter in the Great Lakes Region

Check out this GLIN section for helpful links on safe winter driving, up to date news stories, and information for planning your winter vacation.

The Biosphère

Opened in 1995 as the only museum of water in America dedicated to the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes, the Biosphère heightens public awareness of water's importance and the necessity to protect it.

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council

Entering its 26th year, the Watershed Council works to maintain the environmental integrity and economic and aesthetic values of lakes, streams, wetlands and ground water in Michigan's northern lower peninsula.

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