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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
15 July 2005

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Great Lakes Regional Collaboration draft document

The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (GLRC) is a wide-ranging, cooperative effort to design and implement a strategy for the restoration, protection and sustainable use of the Great Lakes. The draft plan was released for public comment on July 7, 2005. A 60-day public comment period will occur July 7 through September 9, 2005.

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Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network

The Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) was created to enhance the quality of life in the Saginaw Bay watershed by creating regional networks of on-the-ground projects that demonstrate sustainability.

Step Ashore

Step Ashore is a unique boaters planning guide to Southwestern Ontario. The second edition of this guide was produced this past spring and is available free of charge at participating marinas. You can also view portions of the guide online.

Shedd Aquarium dives deeper into Great Lakes conservation

For more than 75 years, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, the world's largest indoor aquarium, has existed side by side with one of North America's largest bodies of fresh water: Lake Michigan. Starting on World Ocean Day on June 8, 2005, Shedd has intensified its commitment to the Great Lakes by launching a major conservation initiative to draw attention to the value - and the vulnerability - of the complex Great Lakes ecosystem.

Know Your Ships 2005

This popular Guide to Boats and Boatwatching on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway includes everything maritime fans need to know about the freighters, tankers, tugs, salties, passenger ships and other vessels sailing the lakes.

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Christine Manninen
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Great Lakes Commission
Ann Arbor, Mich.