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Title: GLIN: What's New and Notable

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What's New & Notable
19 September 2006

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Highway H2O

Comprised of the St. Lawrence River, St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes, Hwy H2O is a 2,400 mile (3,700 km) marine highway that runs between Canada and the United States. 41 ports serve as on/off ramps connecting to a vast network of roadways and rail lines providing complete door-to-door service of raw materials and goods.

Fall Colors in the Great Lakes Region

This section of GLIN offers a variety of links for fall activities, where and when the leaves are changing and useful information for spending time in the Great Lakes region throughout the season.

The State of Lake Huron: Ecosystem Change, Habitat, Contaminants and Management

This international symposium, Oct. 11-13, 2006, will bring together researchers and managers who are focusing on various aspects of Lake Huron dynamics or addressing key management themes for the lake and its basin.


CorLands is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help communities in northeastern Illinois increase the quantity and quality of open space for public enjoyment. Using a variety of conservation tools, it has helped local governments and private landowners save more than 10,000 acres of open space.

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

Launched in 2003, the Cities Initiative helps mayors and other local officials develop and advocate programs to benefit the Great Lakes.

Lake St. Clair Regional Monitoring Project

The project provides surface water, sediment and streamflow data for watersheds of Lake St. Clair and the Clinton River; and water quality and streamflow data for the watersheds of the St. Clair, Belle, Black and Pine rivers.

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