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01 June 2007

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Great Lakes Water Studies Institute
www.nmc.edu/glwsi

GLIN Site of the Month Established in 2003, the mission of the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute (GLWSI) at Northwestern Michigan College is to inspire lifelong stewardship of freshwater through education and partnership. Located at the foot of West Grand Traverse Bay, the GLWSI provides professional development for teachers, community education about freshwater, a college level watershed science class and internships for students. In addition, the GLWSI partners with a rich array of natural resource nonprofits, governmental units and the community to work on important freshwater issues.

Great Lakes Habitat Initiative
www.glhi.org

The Habitat Initiative is identifying site-specific actions that can be implemented under existing funding programs to protect and restore wetlands and aquatic habitat in the Great Lakes region.


Toronto Field Naturalists
www.torontofieldnaturalists.org

Founded in 1923, the Toronto Field Naturalists is a charitable, non-profit organization which encourages the enjoyment and preservation of natural heritage, and provides opportunities to share these interests with other members.

National Trails Day
www.americanhiking.org/events/ntd

National Trails Day Now in its 15th year, National Trails Day, June 2, continues to inspire the public to flock to their favorite trails to discover, learn about and celebrate trails while participating in educational exhibits, trail work projects and more. Search for an event in your area, or check out the photo contest.

SEE-North
www.seenorth.org

SEE-North SEE-North is a regional environmental center that fosters people's connection to plants, animals and habitats of northern Michigan. Through workshops and field trips, K-12 students, teachers and community residents are inspired to take responsibility for their place in nature.



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