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Good Jobs, Green Jobs
The Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference is an opportunity to forge the links between the economic possibilities created by fighting climate change and the chance for new beginnings for workers and communities. The conference takes place June 6 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Lower Fox Demonstration Farms Network Open House
Join the Lower Fox Demonstration Farms Network on Wed. June 15 for an open house and field day in the Wrightstown, Wis., area. Attendees will learn about the great conservation practices being used to improve soil health and water quality in northeast Wisconsin.

HABs State of Science webinar series
The Great Lakes HABs Collaboratory, in collaboration with Ohio Sea Grant and LimnoTech, is launching its HABs State of Science webinar series focused on the latest research related to Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes.

GLSLCI Annual Meeting
Registration is open for the 2016 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Meeting and Conference, which will take place in Niagara Falls, New York, from June 15-17. This year's theme is "A Greener World, City by City."

Dogs and HABs
As air and water temperatures warm, New York Sea Grant is reminding people with dogs that enjoy waterfront areas about the health risk to pets posed by harmful algal blooms (HABs). The Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms Fact Sheet provides useful information for protecting your pets from dangers of HABs.

Great Lakes Harbor fact sheets
Curious about the many harbors in the Great Lakes? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared fact sheets with information about harbors throughout the Great Lakes region, including individual harbor features, maintenance requirements, transportation importance and more.

Register now for IAGLR 2016
In June, hundreds of scientists and other professionals from a wide variety of disciplines will attend IAGLR's Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. First held in 1953, the conference alternates each year between a Canadian and United States site. Online registration closes on May 23.

Crude Move Webinar Series
Join the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network for the Crude Move webinar series. In the series, participants will explore the transport of crude oil across the Great Lakes Basin. The next webinar, "Spill Response Requirements and Regional Capacity," takes place June 15.

Blue Cities 2016
Blue Cities 2016 is the inaugural event of the Canadian Municipal Water Consortium. The conference will bring together proactive municipal water leaders, industry partners and topic experts from across Canada and the globe on May 18-19, 2016.

Great Lakes Commission Advisor
The Great Lakes Commission Advisor newsletter is relaunching as an e-newsletter! Sign up today to get the newsletter delivered to your inbox, and stay up to date on the latest Great Lakes Commission news and projects.

Changing Great Lakes water levels and local impacts
Four multidisciplinary U.S. and Canadian research teams are currently completing the first phase of the Great Lakes Water Levels Integrated Assessment. On May 17, the project teams will share an update and answer questions at a a free event in Ann Arbor, Mich.

IAGLR 2016
Online registration for IAGLR 2016, the annual conference on Great Lakes research at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ont., is now available. The conference takes place June 6-10 and focuses on the theme "Great Lakes Solutions: Integrating Across Disciplines & Scales."

Workshop: Interpreting Sediment in the Field
This July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Great Lakes Commission will present a week-long, advanced course on sedimentation in the Great Lakes basin. Sediment is a leading source of pollution to our waterways, impacting water quality, aquatic habitat, recreational opportunities and aesthetic conditions.

GLIN May Site of the Month
The GLIN May Site of the Month is the Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association, a member-supported, nonprofit cooperating association that partners with the National Park Service to promote public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Michigan's Isle Royale National Park and Keweenaw National Historical Park.

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