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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
04 April 2005

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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
www.shipwreckmuseum.com

GLIN Site of the MonthThe Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society operates the popular Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point, Mich., site of the historic Whitefish Point Light Station. The Society led the recovery of the bell of the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1995 at the request of surviving family members; the shipwreck lies just 15 miles to the northwest of the museum. The Society is heavily involved in underwater research of historic resources of Lake Superior and in promoting public appreciation of Great Lakes maritime archaeology. The Shipwreck Museum is open daily May-October.

6th Biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium
www.youthsymposium2005.com

This Symposium for grades 7-12 students and teachers has been held every two years since 1995. Students from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Ontario will come together as stewards of the Lake Superior watershed. Register by April 15, 2005.


What you can do
www.ec.gc.ca/eco

The What You Can Do web site is a place to find information and tips to help you take actions in your daily life for a cleaner and healthier environment.

RDX Events: Workshop Series and Conferences
http://rdx.glc.org

Check out the new RDX web site and the upcoming workshop on April 27, 2005, focused on Great Lakes land cover and use information. This thematic workshop is being conducted in conjunction with and immediately following the Great Lakes Coastal Manager's Needs Assessment Workshop in Chicago, Ill.

2005 Invasive Species Education Program
www.schoolship.org/invasivespecies

The ultimate goal of ISEA's Invasive Species Education Project is to help prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species through education. In 2005, ISEA will continue to develop new invasive species education strategies. Check out the different program topics and how you can get involved.


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