Lakes Regional Collaboration draft document
The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (GLRC) is a
wide-ranging, cooperative effort to design and implement a strategy
for the restoration, protection and sustainable use of the Great
Lakes. The draft plan was released for public comment on July 7,
2005. A 60-day public comment period will occur July 7 through
September 9, 2005.
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Watershed Initiative Network
The Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network (WIN)
was created to enhance the quality of life in the Saginaw Bay
watershed by creating regional networks of on-the-ground projects
that demonstrate sustainability.
Step Ashore is a unique boaters planning guide to
Southwestern Ontario. The second edition of this guide was produced
this past spring and is available free of charge at participating
marinas. You can also view portions of the guide online.
dives deeper into Great Lakes conservation
For more than 75 years, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium,
the world's largest indoor aquarium, has existed side by side with
one of North America's largest bodies of fresh water: Lake Michigan.
Starting on World Ocean Day on June 8, 2005, Shedd has intensified
its commitment to the Great Lakes by launching a major conservation
initiative to draw attention to the value - and the vulnerability -
of the complex Great Lakes ecosystem.
|Know Your Ships
This popular Guide to Boats and Boatwatching on the
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway includes everything maritime
fans need to know about the freighters, tankers, tugs, salties,
passenger ships and other vessels sailing the lakes.