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MSU conference explores need for greater international cooperation to protect vital global watersheds
MLive (11/25)
A recent Michigan State University workshop focused on water rights and improving cross-border policies for the protection of the great waters of the world.

VU students testing area waters
The Northwest Indiana Times (11/21)
Students of Valparaiso University, Ind., were at Lake Michigan to work on water quality measurements for an Environmental Protection Agency education project.

Forest Hills students put surf boards to the test in Lake Michigan
MLive (11/20)
Surf’s up! Well at least it was for some lucky students from Forest Hills Public Schools on Thursday, Nov. 19. Twenty students from each of the district’s three high schools had an opportunity to surf 10- to 12-foot waves at Grand Haven State Park, Mich.

City says yes to dock sale
Traverse City Record-Eagle (11/3)
In Traverse City, Mich., commissioners agreed to sell the coal dock marina to a group of nonprofit organizations focused on Great Lakes history, education and environmental protection to expand use for nonprofits and construct new, modern facilities.

TVDSB high school students learn about importance of Great Lakes
St. Thomas Times-Journal (10/31)
Participants at the Lake Erie Student Conference spent the day in Port Stanley, Ont., taking demonstrations on water quality testing, commercial fishing, birds of prey and the threat of invasive species.

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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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