International Nonindigenous Species Database Network
NISBase is a
distributed database providing information concerning nonindigenous
species. Through this site, users can access information on
taxonomy, life history, native and introduced ranges, photos, maps,
and impacts of aquatic species introduced around the world.
|New GLIN Maps and
GIS for the Great Lakes region|
The mission of GLIN Maps and
GIS is to provide a centralized location to discover and acquire
geospatial data for areas within the Great Lakes region. Among the
new features is the Great Lakes Information Network Data Access
Clearinghouse (GLINDA), a data portal through which GIS and
geospatial data for the Great Lakes can be acquired.
|Great Lakes Day,
March 7: "Five Lakes, One Voice"
Mark your calendars and plan to attend Great Lakes
Day in Washington and related events, March 6-7, 2007. Join
congressional leaders to discuss the needs of the Great Lakes region
and opportunities for action on a legislative agenda. A preliminary
agenda and travel information is now available.
teaching tools and resources|
Just released: Climate Change Emission Calculator
Kit (Climate CHECK). Climate CHECK is a free, Excel-based kit that
teaches high-school students about the science, drivers and impacts
of climate change and provides them with the knowledge to increase
climate-change awareness and reduce greenhouse gas emissions at
their school. Download
Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3 Fisheries
The vision of the Service and its
Fisheries Program is working with partners to restore and maintain
fish and other aquatic resources at self-sustaining levels and
support Federal mitigation programs for the benefit of the American
|Riverine Wetlands: Connections, Corridors and
of the many connections and interactions between rivers and their
wetlands is vital to watershed health and will require
collaboration. Wisconsin Wetlands Association will convene members
of the wetland community of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region on
Feb. 1-2 in La Crosse, Wisc. to discuss a variety of issues related
to riverine wetlands.