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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
03 January 2008

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Great Lakes Day in Washington

GLIN Site of the Month Speak out to protect the Great Lakes! Great Lakes Day is an annual event hosted by the Great Lakes Commission, the Northeast-Midwest Institute and other partners to carry a unified _expression_ of the Great Lakes region's priorities for legislation and appropriations to Congress. Events led by the Great Lakes Commission and the Healing Our Waters® - Great Lakes Coalition on Feb. 27-28, 2008, will include issue briefings, a congressional breakfast, reception at the Canadian Embassy, press conference, visits with Members of Congress and more. The Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission will also be held in Washington, Feb. 26-27. All events are open to the public; register online before Feb. 1 and receive a discount.

National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB)

National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) The annual NOSB competitions provide an educational forum for high school students to excel in math and science and receive national recognition for their diligence and talents. Great Lakes competitions will be held in Ann Arbor, Mich., and Stony Brook, N.Y. (Feb. 9); and in Milwaukee, Wis., and Pittsburgh, Pa. (Feb. 23). The competitions are open to the public.

Winter in the Great Lakes Region

This section of GLIN offers useful information for spending time in the Great Lakes region throughout the season. Also check GLIN: Skiing and Snowboarding in the Great Lakes Region and GLIN: Snowmobiling in the Great Lakes region.

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy promotes resilient family farms, rural communities and ecosystems around the world through research and education, science and technology, and advocacy. Key subjects for the Great Lakes include: U.S. Farm Bill and Water Issues.

Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education

Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education (WCEE) is working to improve environmental education (EE) in Wisconsin. The WCEE assists in the development, dissemination, implementation and evaluation of teacher and student K-12 EE programs.

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