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What's New & Notable
16 June 2005

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Soo Locks Sesquicentennial Celebration begins June 24
www.saultstemarie.com/pages/soo_locks.html

The Soo Locks, opened in 1855, allow vessels of many types and sizes to safely traverse the 21-foot drop in elevation on the St. Marys River between lakes Superior and Michigan/Huron. Enjoy an open house at the Soo Locks Visitor Center, including free tours and entertainment, on June 24 and related events throughout the summer.



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www.glin.net/news/sponsor/agencies.html

As a GLIN Daily News Patron, you could have your agency logo, description and link publicized in our mid-monthly "What's New & Notable on GLIN" web-mail and on the GLIN web site! Find out more about sponsorship levels and benefits for Organization Sponsorship.
Our Great Lakes
http://binational.net/ourgreatlakes/ourgreatlakes.pdf

A recent binational update on the health of the Great Lakes takes a plain-language approach to a complex set of issues, and frames these with a lake-loving readership's key concerns foremost in mind.

Protecting the Great Lakes
www.protectthegreatlakes.org/

The PIRGs and PennEnvironment are working together on a unique campaign to protect the Great Lakes through coordinated state-based research, analysis and advocacy.

Great Lakes Fishery Commission celebrates 50 years
www.glfc.org/50th/

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission celebrated its 50th anniversary in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, June 8th, 2005. This anniversary marked fifty years of sea lamprey control on the Great Lakes and celebrated the remarkable recovery of a fishery once thought destroyed by this invasive pest.

Michigan Gov. Granholm moves water reform to higher ground
http://mlui.org/landwater/fullarticle.asp?fileid=16879

As the legal clash between a citizens group and one of the world's largest international food companies over the pumping and selling of groundwater heads to the Michigan Appellate Court this week, actions taken by Gov. Granholm are tackling two of that case's crucial questions.


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