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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
01 November 2005

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Project FLOW: Fisheries Learning on the Web

GLIN Site of the Month Project FLOW is a new Great Lakes curriculum series developed by Michigan Sea Grant with support from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust. The online lessons are designed to help educators teach students about the Great Lakes through engaging hands-on activities. The 15 downloadable lessons cover the aquatic food web and invasive species, water quantity and quality, and Great Lakes fisheries. Each lesson is aligned with state and national curriculum standards for science and social studies.

Gales of November 2005

What began as a few divers getting together for dinner to share shipwreck pictures and videos has grown to be a premier regional event at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center (DECC) along the waterfront attracting numerous enthusiasts. This year's event kicks off Friday, November 11 and continues through November 12, 2005.

Wisconsin's Maritime Trails

Through web sites, interpretive signage, public presentations and shipwreck moorings, the Maritime Trails initiative encourages divers, snorkelers, boaters, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists to visit and enjoy Wisconsin's diverse collection of maritime resources.

Great Lakes Maritime Institute Remembers the Edmund Fitzgerald on the 30th Anniversary of the Sinking

On November 10 the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and the Great Lakes Maritime Institute on Belle Isle in Detroit will hold a special remembrance for the 30th Anniversary of the loss of the Great Lakes freighter S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald.

GLWQA Review - If you use the water, it matters!

Living on the Coast. Public meetings are currently being held in 14 cities throughout the binational Great Lakes Basin to solicit input on the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA), first signed in 1972 and last revised in 1987. Schedule of Meetings

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Christine Manninen
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Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.