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'Once in a lifetime ' experience: Lighthouse keeper on Lake Superior
CBC News (5/19)
A group is hiring two students to serve as lighthouse keepers this summer on Porphyry Island, about 40 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ont.

Superior students set sail for hands-on learning about St. Louis River, Lake Superior
Wisconsin Public Radio (5/16)
Close to 1,500 students from northern Minnesota and Wisconsin set sail for a day on St. Louis River to learn about the Great Lakes, as part of the week-long St. Louis River Quest.

Tree group aims to ‘ReLeaf’ Michigan
WKAR - East Lansing, MI (5/10)
An Ann Arbor-based organization has been planting trees all over Michigan since 1988. ReLeaf Michigan helps property owners learn about trees and how to plant them, citing their numerous benefits.

Coldwater bacteria threatens Great Lakes salmon
Charlevoix Courier (5/3)
A new study shows a bacterial disease that sickens fish whether raised in captivity or in the wild is imperiling popular salmon species in the Great Lakes Basin.

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Great Lakes: On the map

Great Lakes: On the map

What borders what?
The Great Lakes are in North America, straddling the border of both the United States and Canada. View a continental perspective of the Great Lakes. If you stood on the moon, you could see the lakes and recognize the familiar wolf head shape of Lake Superior, or the mitten bounded by lakes Michigan, Huron and Erie.

Lake Superior is bordered by the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and the province of Ontario.

Lake Michigan is the only lake that is fully contained within the United States, bordered by Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana.

Lake Huron is bordered by the state of Michigan and the province of Ontario.

Lake Erie is bordered by the states of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York and the province of Ontario.

Lake Ontario is bordered by the state of New York and the province of Ontario.

The St. Lawrence River is not a Great Lake, but is an important part of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system, leading to the Atlantic Ocean. The St. Lawrence River is bordered by the state of New York and the provinces of Ontario and Québec.

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