Lakes Day in Washington
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
National Ocean Sciences Bowl
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
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
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:
Farm Bill and Water
|Wisconsin Center for Environmental
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.