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New technology finds forgotten sunken ships in Door County
WGBA-TV - Green Bay, WI (5/13)
A tedious search and lots of patience leads to the surprise of a lifetime for a team of divers in Door County, Wis., as a new technology allowed them to uncover 7 new shipwrecks in just 3 days.

Wayne County seeks protected status for Lake Ontario shipwrecks
Finger Lakes Times (5/12)
What lies beneath Lake Ontario could soon be getting some federal protection — and proponents say it could result in an increase of underwater explorers there.

Thunder Bay-area efforts to attract dive tourism focus on wreck near Silver Islet
CBC (5/2)
A shipwreck off Trowbridge Island in Lake Superior, south of the Sleeping Giant, is the focus of ongoing efforts to attract tourism to the area.

Search continues for a ship that sank in the Great Lakes centuries ago
WILX-TV - Lansing, MI (4/26)
A suspected piece of the Great Lakes shipwreck mystery, Le Griffon, was examined in hopes of finding out whether or not it is a part of the lost ship.

Dive park improvements on tap
The Brockville Recorder (4/19)
In Ontario, a new set of stairs for divers at Centeen Park and an underwater camera are among the plans a local group has for Brockville’s underwater park.

Shipwrecks must be better protected: archaeologist
Radio Canada International (4/13)
A leading marine archaeologist says Canada needs a national strategy to protect underwater wrecks, reports Canadian Press. Rob Rondeau told Canadian Press shipwrecks are “kind of the poor cousin to on-land archaeological sites.”

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General Resources
All Seasons Diving Co.
Come Dive the Clear Blue Waters of Lake Huron for the Finest Shipwreck Diving in Michigan.

Diving Michigan's Underwater
RING! Online
Michigan's nine underwater preserves include nearly 1,900 square miles of Great Lakes bottomland; this site provides a description of each of the preserves.

Michigan Underwater
Detroit Download Central
Articles on diving in Michigan.

Shipwreck Diving Charters on Lake Ontario
Includes a location map of shipwrecks found in Lake Ontario.

Shipwrecks and scuba diving in Lake Superior
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Information on diving in Lake Superior.

Southwest Michigan Underwater Preserve
There are numerous shipwrecks in the preserve area as well as geological formations including clay banks and underwater rock piles.

Wisconsin's Maritime Trails
Through Web sites, interpretive signage, public presentations and shipwreck moorings, the Maritime Trails initiative encourages divers, snorkelers, boaters, maritime enthusiasts, and tourists to visit and enjoy Wisconsin's diverse collection of maritime resources.

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Related Resources
GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes Region

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