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Coastal Centre concerned about plastic pollution in Lake Huron
Owen Sound Sun Times (7/17)
Everyone has a role to play in turning the tide on the growing problem of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes. That's the message from Ontario's Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation outreach specialist, who is working to educate people on simple ways to help combat the issue.

Elementary Adventure Day outing provides hands-on fun
The Ashland Daily Press (7/12)
Just over half-a-dozen youngsters gathered at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, in Wisconsin, to participate in the first of this year’s three 4-H Elementary Adventure Day’s.

Summer interns help to research Lake Erie issues
The Toledo Blade (7/5)
Eleven college and university students from across the United States are studying freshwater lake issues this summer at the University of Toledo’s Lake Erie Center.

Anglers enlisted in water fight
Great Lakes Echo (6/29)
A recent study by researchers at Cornell University, in N.Y., revealed that anglers in the Great Lakes region are aware of and concerned about the threat of aquatic invasive species (AIS).

Lake State opens Sea Grant office
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (6/29)
Lake Superior State University officially welcomed its new Michigan Sea Grant office to campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning.

Stone Lab hosts series of experts to discuss lake
Port Clinton News Herald (6/28)
In Ohio, people looking to learn more about the issues facing Lake Erie will have several opportunities this summer to hear firsthand from the experts in the field who deal with those issues every day.

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TEACH Questions & Answers

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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