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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
15 June 2006

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Summer Discovery Cruises

Learn about the Great Lakes! Discovery cruises, on Lake St. Clair and the lower Detroit River (Lake Erie), are for everyone: families, educators and individuals. Various cruise themes are available including art, remotely operated underwater vehicles, wildlife/wetlands, fisheries and more!

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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.
Toward Wildlife-Friendly Wind Power: A Focus on the Great Lakes

A conference will be held June 27-29, 2006, in Toledo, Ohio, to explore opportunities for minimizing wind power effects on wildlife, share resources and develop consistent management approaches, with a focus on the Great Lakes basin. Also check out the Michigan Energy Fair, June 16-18 in Onekama, Michigan and read more about Statewide Standards for Windmills in Michigan from the Michigan Land Use Institute.

Environmental Advocates of New York

Environmental Advocates of New York works independently and through coalitions to ensure that New York enacts and implements the measures needed to protect its natural resources and environmental health; and that the public is informed of, and participates in, important environmental policy debates.

1000 Islands

The islands are unique, offering a wonderful recreation experience that spans two nations. Each island has its own individuality with features such as stately granite cliffs, soft sandy bays, tall dark pines and vibrant maple trees-it's a sightseer's paradise.

Invasive Species Awareness Month

June is Wisconsin's Second Annual Invasive Species Awareness Month. The Wisconsin Council on Invasive Species invites everyone to attend workshops, field trips and lectures throughout the state to learn more about the impacts of invasive species in Wisconsin.

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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.