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16 March 2007

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Inland Sea Society
www.inlandsea.org

The Inland Sea Society works on projects promoting environmental stewardship through education and recreation, sustainable communities, and watershed-based organizing. In 1988, the Society conceived the idea of a 3,000-mile Lake Superior Water Trail and continues work on extending the trail.

Land Information Ontario (LIO)
www.lio.gov.on.ca

LIO works to ensure that Ontario's geospatial land information is accessible, well-managed and easy to integrate. The LIO infrastructure is a combination of people, physical elements, data sets, programs, services, policies and procedures that support the needs of geospatial data users and providers.

Midwest Lakes Policy Center
www.midwestlakes.org

The Midwest Lakes Policy Center strives to reinvent a new decision-making process which ensures fair, informed and open public participation from waterfront landowners, sailors, local businesses and farmers.

2007 Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship
http://glc.org/about/scholarships/scholar.html

This scholarship competition is open to high school seniors and returning students enrolled full-time at a Great Lakes college or university in fall 2007. Applicants should have a career interest in electronic communications technologies and their application to Great Lakes protection and restoration. Application deadline: March 31, 2007

7th Biennial Lake Superior Youth Symposium
www.wupcenter.mtu.edu/education/
lake_superior_symposium

The Lake Superior Youth Symposium, May 10-13, is for students (grades 8-12) and educators around Lake Superior. Activities include field trips, watershed research, hands-on investigations, artistic _expression_, and recreational opportunities involving the history and culture of the Lake Superior region. Registrations must be postmarked by April 1.

Benefit concert for the Great Lakes
http://www.glu.org/liquidsoul/
GLA_Cleveland_March.pdf

Great Lakes United, in partnership with the Great Lakes Aid concert series, is proud to announce a performance by Liquid Soul, with proceeds benefiting local and regional restoration of the Great Lakes. The concert will be held March 24 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.


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