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What's New & Notable
17 July 2006

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Shedd Aquarium
www.sheddaquarium.org

Did you know that in 1930, 20 railroad tank cars made eight round trips between Key West and Chicago to deliver 1 million gallons of seawater for Shedd's marine exhibits? Shedd is currently expanding its focus on the Great Lakes through exhibits, public programs and educational outreach. Recent news and releases: Great Lakes Fact Sheets



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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.
Presque Isle State Park
www.presqueisle.org

Presque Isle is a day-use park that provides year-round recreational opportunities. Discover Presque Isle 2006 will be July 28-30. A large Arts and Craft Show, Duathalon, Volleyball Competitions, Mile Swim Competition, kayak rides, bonfires, pancake breakfasts and other festivities attract thousands of people to this annual Presque Isle State Park fund-raiser.

Wisconsin Maritime Museum
www.wisconsinmaritime.org

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum offers visitors a unique place to spend hours learning about the sailors, shipbuilders and submariners who made that history, and to have some great family fun!

Great Lakes Ecosystems Information Node
http://glein.er.usgs.gov

The Great Lakes Information Node aims to be a gateway to biological information and data for the Great Lakes region. The data will be accessible to a variety of audiences including natural resource managers, researchers, educators, students, and other private citizens.

Minnesota Lake Superior Beach Monitoring Program
www.mnbeaches.org

The goal of the program is to assure a safe and healthy aquatic environment by informing the public about risk from exposure to contaminated waters. The program collects samples from Lake Superior beaches and analyzes them for water-borne diseases and human health risks.


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

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