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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
15 May 2006

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LakeWide Management Plans (LaMPS)

The biennial status reports on each of the five Great Lakes have been released. These comprehensive environmental management plans provide details on the steps needed to ensure protection, restoration and environmental maintenance of the lakes.

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The Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute

Established in December 2004, the GLMRI represents a consortium of the University of Minnesota-Duluth and the University of Wisconsin-Superior. This first-ever institute dedicated to the study of Great Lakes maritime commerce is pursuing research in marine transportation, logistics, economics, engineering, environmental planning and port management.

IAGLR's 49th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research

IAGLR 2006: Great Lakes in a Changing Environment will be held in Windsor, Ontario, May 22-26. This year's conference will address the many aspects of change occurring within the Great Lakes and feature a public forum on climate change.

Greenways Initiative

The GreenWays Initiative will help connect the communities of southeastern Michigan through the creation of a connected green infrastructure, including biking and hiking paths, conservation corridors and habitats among and between communities.

Ohio & Erie Canalway

Extending from Lake Erie to the Ohio River, the Ohio and Erie Canal completed a water route between the east coast and Gulf of Mexico. The canalway website offers information on the history of the area as well as current tourism information.

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