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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
15 December 2006

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Ontario Nature
www.ontarionature.org

Ontario Nature is celebrating 75 years of dedicated conservation work. Ontario Nature protects and restores natural habitats through research, education and conservation, connecting thousands of individuals and communities with nature.

Great Lakes Association of Science Ships
www.canamglass.org

The enhanced GLASS database includes information on the status, locations, schedules and points of contact for U.S. and Canadian science vessels, as well as public, private and retired research/educational vessels.

Historical Collections of the Great Lakes (HCGL)
www.bgsu.edu/colleges/library/hcgl/hcgl

HCGL's purpose is to collect, preserve, and make available to scholars, students, and the public, historical materials documenting the Great Lakes region and connecting waterways. The HCGL's collections include materials related to commercial shipping, maritime law, freshwater ecology, and much more.

U.S. Great Lakes Proposed Permanent Safety Zones
www.uscgd9safetyzones.com/go/site/1295

This site provides up to date information concerning the Coast Guard's 34 proposed weapons training areas in the Great Lakes Region. It offers background information, maps of the proposed zones, links to view public submissions to the Federal Docket and much more.

Great Lakes Worm Watch
www.nrri.umn.edu/worms

Earthworms are not native to the Great Lakes region and the current population is slowly changing the face of our native forests. Great Lakes Worm Watch provides tools and resources for citizens to actively contribute to a database documenting the distributions of exotic earthworms and their impacts across the region.

Tom Ridge Environmental Center
www.trecpi.org

The Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) in Erie, Pa., is the gateway to Presque Isle and Lake Erie. Featuring an IMAX theatre and indoor and outdoor displays, TREC contributes to conservation efforts and promotes environmental awareness. Sample the natural wonders of Presque Isle.


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