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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
01 August 2007

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The Council of State Governments Midwestern Office

GLIN Site of the Month For almost 75 years, The Council of State Governments has assisted state leaders in sharing information and ideas across state lines and in developing cooperative solutions to common challenges. A regionally based, nonpartisan association, CSG is committed to promoting excellence in all three branches of state government. The CSG Midwestern Office supports the efforts of several regional groups of state officials, including the Midwestern Legislative Conference, the Midwestern Governors Association and the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus, which is committed to strengthening the role of state and provincial legislators in the Great Lakes-related policymaking process while promoting the restoration and protection of the Great Lakes.

Summer Discovery Cruises

Summer Discovery Cruises Summer Discovery Cruises are open to the public (ages 6 and up) and are taking place now through Aug. 22 on the lower Detroit River and Lake St. Clair. Fish Tales, Flowing Ideas Art Cruises and Eagle's Eye Nature Cruises are a few of the cruise themes offered this year.

Indiana's "Most Unwanted" Invasive Plant Pest List

This list, updated annually, is used to determine how resources for surveys and outreach and educational programs are best spent to protect Indiana from unwanted insects, mollusks, nematodes, pathogens and plants.

The Third Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference

The Third Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference Register today for the 2007 Healing Our Waters® Great Lakes Restoration Conference, September 6-8 in Chicago, Illinois. Deadlines for scholarships and discounted hotel rooms are looming, so don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the most important Great Lakes event of the year.

Sustainable Michigan Endowed Project

The Sustainable Michigan Endowed Project provides a venue for ongoing scholarly reflection and critique on the sustainability of Michigan, as well as seed grants for sustainability research from a Michigan state-level perspective.

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