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GLIN==> What's New & Notable: 15 November 2004

Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
15 November 2004

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International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Study

The LOSLR Study recently submitted its Year Three report, which includes information on the progress of the study and data collected since December 2000. The Study Board will submit a final report in 2005 to the International Joint Commission with proposed regulation criteria and options for regulation plans for water levels in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.

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Ontario's Conservation Summit

Ontario's Conservation Summit, November 25 in Toronto, ON, will start with a "map" of the existing non-governmental organizations, programs, services and resources available to the public, analyze strengths and successes, identify gaps and weaknesses, and commit to new initiatives that will build an even stronger conservation movement in Ontario.

Great Lakes GIS

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission's Great Lakes GIS Project is coordinating aquatic habitat data into a GIS for the entire Great Lakes basin, and providing recommendations for long-term distribution and maintenance of GIS-based data.

Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force

The mission of the DAPTF is to determine the nature, extent and causes of declines of amphibians throughout the world, and to promote means by which declines can be halted or reversed. Great Lakes representatives on the task force are from Illinois, Indiana and Quebec.

GLIN Wingspread Report

In August 2003, a diverse group with a shared interest in the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) met at the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine, Wis. to discuss the future of GLIN. The final report proceedings from this event are now online and available to download.

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Christine Manninen
GLIN Webmaster
Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.