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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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15 August 2005

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Superior Hiking Trail Association

The Superior Hiking Trail is a 205-mile long footpath that follows the rocky ridgeline above Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota. The trail has 30 trailheads and 81 backcountry campsites making it ideal for both day hikes and backpacking. There are no fees, reservations or permits required to hike or backpack on the trail.

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Lake St. Clair Canadian Watershed Biennial Conference

The "heart of the Great Lakes" will be the focus of this conference, Sept. 21-22 in Wallaceburg, Ontario, addressing common environmental management, monitoring, research, and implementation actions pertinent to the Lake St. Clair ecosystem.

Great Lakes, Great Pollution: Canadian Pollutant Releases and Transfers to the Great Lakes

Data collected by the federal government through the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) show that large amounts of pollutants are released and transferred in the Great Lakes basin. The report recommends the provincial and federal governments take immediate action to significantly reduce pollution in the Great Lakes basin.

Michigan Groundwater Mapping Project

The Michigan Groundwater Mapping Project was mandated by Public Act 148 of 2003, which requires that a groundwater inventory and map be generated for the state. With the online interactive viewer users can query well databases, find lat/lon coordinates, find addresses and download spatial data.


The Great Lakes Surface Water Temperatures reporting system is a cooperative project between the NOAA CoastWatch Great Lakes Regional Node located at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor and the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network.

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with the regional network, visit www.great-lakes.net/about/partner.html

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