What's New & Notable, 19 May 2003For daily
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Lakes Tall Ships Challenge 2003
After drawing huge crowds in 2001, Tall
Ships are returning to the Great Lakes this summer! Plan to
participate in this series of sail training races, rallies, cruises
and port festivals organized by ASTA in conjunction with host ports
in the United States and Canada. Cities hosting the ships this
summer include Ohio: Cleveland
and Bay City; and
|Revisiting some "great" web sites!|
In honor of GLIN's 10th anniversary year,
we're highlighting some of our past Site of the Month honorees.
These sites have grown along with GLIN and are the key partners that
make the regional network a success!
The 17th Annual International Association of Great
Lakes and St. Lawrence Mayors Conference
June 16-18 in St.
This year's theme is
40 Million Reasons: One Resource, One Concern, One Voice. The
Association has a proud history of providing a venue for cooperation
among cities (especially shoreline communities) with an interest in
maximizing their relationships with the economy, ecology and culture
of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.
Restoration Activities in Great Lakes Areas of Concern
More than a decade ago, 43 of the most
polluted areas around the Great Lakes were designated as Areas of
Concern because they contained contaminated sediment, inadequately
treated wastewater, nonpoint source pollution, inland contaminated
sites or highly degraded habitat. This new report from the
International Joint Commission features a Matrix of
Restoration Activities, which includes indicators of cleanup
|Photography exhibit on Lake Superior lava
Lenka Holubec's photographs
illustrate lava formations along the North Shore of Lake
Superior as remarkable manifestations of nature's creative powers.
The Canadian Shield along the northern edge of Lake Superior, where
the images have originated, represents some of the oldest exposed
rock formations in the world, formed approximately 3 billion years
ago. The exhibit runs through June 1, 2003, at the Civic Garden Centre at
Edwards Gardens in Toronto.
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