Unlimited Great Lakes/Atlantic Region
Historic 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
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
Check out this GLIN section for helpful links on
safe winter driving, up to date news stories, and information for
planning your winter vacation.
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
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.