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Anglers enlisted in water fight
Great Lakes Echo (6/29)
A recent study by researchers at Cornell University, in N.Y., revealed that anglers in the Great Lakes region are aware of and concerned about the threat of aquatic invasive species (AIS).

Stone Lab hosts series of experts to discuss lake
Port Clinton News Herald (6/28)
In Ohio, people looking to learn more about the issues facing Lake Erie will have several opportunities this summer to hear firsthand from the experts in the field who deal with those issues every day.

Goal of UWM habitat study is to help restore fisheries in river
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/25)
Led by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences, a habitat study's goal is to identify habitat that supports estuary fish and recommend strategies to protect, encourage and connect these habitats in harbor revitalization and habitat restoration plans.

Funding milestone reached for Aquatic Research Lab expansion
The Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (6/13)
Both houses of Michigan’s legislature have approved nearly $9 million in funding for an expansion of Lake Superior State University’s successful Aquatic Research Lab (ARL).

Students dive, document Sheboygan shipwreck
Sheboygan Press (6/13)
A team of budding nautical archaeologists from East Carolina University dove below the waves of Lake Michigan to discover what treasures lay hidden on the sandy bottom.

Island living and working at Thousand Islands Biological Station in Clayton
The Syracuse Post-Standard (6/8)
Many apply, but few are chosen for the limited number of scientific research positions each year at the Thousand Islands Biological Station (TIBS). The SUNY ESF research facility is located on Governor's Island in the St. Lawrence River in Clayton, NY.

TEACH Calendar of Events
What's going on in your neighborhood this month? Meet other people and learn together at recreational and educational events! Our new dynamic calendar is updated daily with current educational events.
Great Lakes Ports & Shipping

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Click to see larger image. GLIN Maritime in the Great Lakes Region
Features information on ports, laws, publications, shipping news and more.

Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping
Created and maintained by Neil Schultheiss, this site includes daily tracking of vessel passages, discussion forums, historical information about ships and shipwrecks, and extensive photo galleries.

Great Lakes Fleet Photo Gallery
Organized alphabetically by fleet.

Lake Carriers' Association
The LCA is the trade association representing U.S.-Flag vessel operators on the Great Lakes.

St. Lawrence Seaway System Fact Sheet
Includes physical dimensions and statistics from the most recent navigation season.

The Soo Locks Page
Photos and history courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.

Great Lakes Dredging Team
Information about dredging around the Great Lakes, dredged material management and more.

By the Capes: A Primer on U.S. Coastwise Laws
"What is the Jones Act?" and other commonly asked questions are addressed in this document from the U.S. Maritime Administration.

Curriculum Title: Our Great Lakes Connection...A Curriculum Guide for Grades Kindergarten through Eight
Environmental Resources Center
University of Wisconsin Extension
1450 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1562
Attention: Joyce McConnell
e-mail address: mjmcconn@facstaff.wisc.edu

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"Tommy Trent's ABC's of the Seaway"
Published by The St. Lawrence Seaway Authority*, 1988. For copies, call 613-932-5170. Not yet published online. Excellent resource for kids on how the locks work, tips on ship watching, flag signals and other seaway communications.

About America's Jones Act Fleet
Published by the Maritime Cabotage Task Force

Dredging and the Great Lakes
A full-color, illustrated booklet that highlights issues such as the beneficial use of dredged material, the role of sedimentation, the dredging connection with commercial navigation and the citizen's role in the dredging process.

Great Lakes/Seaway Log
Published biweekly by Harbor House Publishers, Inc., Boyne City, Mich.

Great Lakes Seaway Review Magazine
Published quarterly by Harbor House Publishers, Inc., Boyne City, Mich.

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.

The Great Lakes: A Waterways Management Challenge
Great Lakes Waterways Management Forum, 2000.

Living with the Lakes
Great Lakes Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1999.

Navigating the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System...the Shortcut to North America's Heartland
Joint publication of the The Saint Lawrence Seaway Authority* and Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.

The St. Lawrence Seaway: Into the Heart of a Continent
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, 1996.

U.S.-Flag Shipping on the Great Lakes
Lake Carriers' Association, 1997.

*Note: Effective Oct. 1, 1998, Canada abolished the St. Lawrence Seaway Authority in Ottawa and transfered its functions to a new not-for-profit entity known as the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation in Cornwall, Ontario. The change was made in conformance with the 1998 Canada Marine Act.

Graphic: Freighter crossing the Straits of Mackinac connecting lakes Michigan and Huron

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