The Beach Network is a group
of individuals and institutions dedicated to improving beach
monitoring and management through communication. This new web site
offers various discussion forums for beach managers, scientists and
concerned citizens who want to share information regarding all
aspects of beach safety -- health and management, marine and
freshwater, lakes and riverine, private and public.
|Michigan Groundwater Mapping
As mandated by Public Act 148 in 2003, this
groundwater inventory and associated mapping interface were
generated for the state of Michigan. Among the data included:
location, water yield capabilities and recharge rates of aquifers;
static levels of groundwater; base flow of rivers and streams;
surface waters; aggregate agricultural water use; and consumptive
use by township.
MIair provides Michigan residents with current
monitoring data, next day forecasts, the Air Quality Index,
automated notification options via e-mail, animated real-time maps,
and much more information about Michigan's air quality.
The Superior Watershed Partnership is a 501(c)(3)
non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration
of the rivers and watersheds of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
|Fall Color Reports
Ohio's 74 state
parks, 20 state forests and 130 state nature preserves provide
excellent locations to sample the splendid fall foliage. A chart
shows current reports from selected locations. Also check out the
view from various forest fire lookout towers in Ohio.
|Urban Open Space
The Urban Open
Space Foundation (UOSF) is committed to creating and enhancing open
space networks that strengthen simultaneously the environmental,
social, political, and economic climates of communities. UOSF seeks
to do this by joining with others to bring sustainable land use
practices, as well as beautiful design, to Wisconsin's cities.
you're interested in exchanging links with GLIN or furthering your
with the regional network, visit www.great-lakes.net/about/partner.html
Great Lakes Commission