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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
01 October 2006

For daily Great Lakes news, bookmark www.glin.net/news


Explore Minnesota
www.exploreminnesota.com

GLIN Site of the Month Explore Minnesota provides comprehensive Minnesota travel planning information, with quick, easy and flexible search tools leading to thousands of detailed listings of lodging and camping, activities and attractions, festivals and events, arts, communities and more. Visitors can also choose to receive weekly reports and e-mail newsletters on fall colors, fishing, lodging deals and more, and seasonal articles with photos on destinations, activities, and other travel opportunities. For personal travel planning assistance, contact 1-888-TOURISM.

Fall Colors for 2006
www.fs.fed.us/news/fallcolors

This site contains links to fall color information including National Forest fall foliage hotspots, USDA-Forest Service regional fall foliage sites, state websites, and information on why leaves change color in the fall.


Superior Waters Project
www.wildernessclassroom.com/superior

Join two kayakers and over 30,000 3rd to 8th-grade students on a 1,200-mile journey around Lake Superior, and learn how we can all help to conserve fresh water.

Great Lakes license plates
www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127--148444--,00.html

Michigan will once again feature the Great Lakes prominently on its new commemorative license plate design, available Jan. 1, 2007. Other states also feature plates that support the Great Lakes, including Ohio's "Erie...Our Great Lake" plate.

Save the Dunes
www.savedunes.org

Save the Dunes is Northwest Indiana's advocate for air, land and water. It consists of two organizations with a common mission to protect and restore the Indiana Dunes and all natural resources in Northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan Watershed for an enhanced quality of life.



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Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.