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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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01 August 2006

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Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

GLIN Site of the Month The mission of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is to provide fishing and boating opportunities through the protection and management of aquatic resources. Founded in 1866, the PFBC is one of the oldest and most effective conservation agencies in the nation. The Commission is a user-funded state government agency with responsibilities for managing Pennsylvania's fishery resources, reptiles, amphibians and aquatic invertebrates and for regulating recreational fishing and boating on Pennsylvania waters.

Mercury 2006

The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant will be in Madison, Wisconsin, August 6-11. The conference has become the preeminent international forum for formal presentation and discussion of scientific advances concerning environmental mercury pollution.

Openlands Project

Openlands is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing public open space in northeastern Illinois. Openlands' vision is a landscape that includes a vast network of land and water trails, tree-shaded streets and intimate public gardens within easy reach of every city dweller.

Lake Erie Coastal Ohio

Discover windswept prairies, rare alvar, colorful songbirds, sand dunes, beaches, majestic lighthouses, rocky ravines, working canal boats, and lush river valleys. The newly-designated Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail National Scenic Byway will guide you to these sights and more.

Travel Green Wisconsin

Travel Green Wisconsin is a voluntary, affordable program that reviews, certifies and recognizes tourism businesses that have made a commitment to continuously improve their operations in order to reduce their environmental and social impact.

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Christine Manninen
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Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.