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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
17 January 2007

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The Great Lakes Rock!
www.glrppr.org

COSEE Great Lakes presents a free on-line workshop from January 27-February 8, focusing on the geology of the lake basin and its relevance to the lakes themselves and the life of the region. Six presentations by experts will be offered over the workshop period, and the scientists will be available to answer questions related to their topics.



Would your agency like to be a Sponsor of the Month?
www.glin.net/news/sponsor/agencies.html

As a GLIN Daily News Patron, you could have your agency logo, description and link publicized in our mid-monthly "What's New & Notable on GLIN" web-mail and on the GLIN web site! Find out more about sponsorship levels and benefits for Organization Sponsorship.
2008 Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship
www.glc.org/about/scholarships/fellow

The Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellow will work with members of the Great Lakes' science, policy and information/education communities to advance the environmental quality and sustainable economic development goals of the Great Lakes states. The length of assignment is for one year and is nonrenewable. Deadline: Feb. 29, 2008.

Udall: A Letter to my Grandchildren
www.mlui.org/report.asp?spid=64

Stewart Udall is one of America's great environmental pioneers. The former congressman served as Secretary of the Interior in the Kennedy and Johnson cabinets and successfully pushed for the Clean Air, Water Quality, and Clean Water Restoration Acts and Amendments and other groundbreaking green laws. This is a letter by Mr. Udall to his grandchildren about global warming.

Great Lakes Shipwreck Research Foundation
www.ghost-ships.org

The Foundation's purpose is furthering public awareness of the Great Lakes marine heritage through education and research, and promoting conservation, study and responsible enjoyment of historic Great Lakes shipwrecks by divers and non divers alike. Also join in celebrating the 9th annual Ghost Ships Festival March 7th & 8th, 2008 at The Wyndham Milwaukee Airport and Convention Center.

A Way Forward: Strengthening Decision-Making and Accountability under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
www.glu.org/english/water_quality_agreement/
files/governance_glu_jan08.pdf

This report describes how governance structures have stalled progress on protecting and restoring the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River ecosystem. It outlines a series of recommendations that will improve leadership and accountability across the basin and enhance leadership from key institutions.


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