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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
02 March 2007

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Inland Seas Education Association

GLIN Site of the Month The mission of the Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) is two fold: 1) To foster young people's interest in academic subjects related to the Great Lakes, particularly the sciences; and 2) To provide enhanced public understanding and stewardship of the Great Lakes, among students and adults. For 18 years, ISEA has successfully carried out experiential educational programs for learners of all ages aboard traditional tall ships. During the summer months ISEA provides a variety of sailing programs for families, youth groups and adults.


The Biosphère raises the awareness about major environmental issues, including the sustainable development of the Great Lakes - St Lawrence ecosystem. From March 3-11, the Biosphère is open daily and admission is free.

Great Lakes Underwater 2007

Military shipwrecks of the Great Lakes is the theme of the 2007 Great Lakes Underwater conference set for March 10 in Oswego, including topics such as An Underwater Revolutionary War Battlefield and the NYS Underwater Blueway Trail.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. MREA also coordinates the annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair, the world's largest renewable energy educational event of its kind, taking place in June 2007 in Wisconsin.

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve encompasses 448 square miles of northwest Lake Huron, off the northeast coast of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The Sanctuary protects a nationally significant collection of more than 100 shipwrecks, spanning a century of Great Lakes shipping history.

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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.