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Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN): http://www.great-lakes.net/

Great Lakes Images:

  • http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/pubs/vgl/nat1.html
  • http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/image/
  • http://images.google.com/
  • http://www.great-lakes.net/infocenter/images/photogallery.html

Great Lakes Teaching Info:

  • http://www.glu.org/english/index.html Great Lakes United home page
  • http://www.theoec.org/cwater_supply_links.html Fact Sheets: Deciding the Fate of the Great Lakes
  • http://www.GreatLakesEd.org - Directory of Great Lakes Teaching Materials
  • http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/ - More links to Great Lakes teaching materials
  • http://www.green.org - Earth Force GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) has launched a new, free website with interactive resources that helps educators and young people take action to improve their water resources.

Great Lakes Water Quality:

  • http://www.WaterConserve.info/ - Water Conserve is a Water Conservation Portal and Internet Search Tool that provides access to reviewed water conservation news and information. Water Conserve is for non- commercial, educational purposes only
  • http://water.usgs.gov/ogw/pubs/WRI004008/ - The Importance of GROUND WATER in the Great Lakes Region

Legislative/Legal:

  • http://uscode.house.gov/lawrevisioncounsel.php
  • http://www.findlaw.com/ http://www.eli.org/
  • http://www.cela.ca/index.html
  • http://www.midwestadvocates.org/ MEA is a legal and technical resource center for community groups across Wisconsin, Minnesota and Upper Michigan who are working for environmental justice.

Aquatic insect identification:

  • http://education.lanl.gov/resources/ntep95/aquatic_insects/aquatic_insect_id.html

    Great Lakes Fish:
    http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/image/viz_nat5.html

    Great Lakes Commission: http://www.glc.org/

    Environmental Protection Agency

    • Office of Water:http://www.epa.gov/water/index.html
    • Great Lakes Projects: http://www.epa.gov/region02/water/greatlakes/
    • Watershed Assessment, Tracking and Environmental Results http://www.epa.gov/waters/
    • Great Lakes Ecosysytem Report 2000 http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/rptcong/2001/index.html

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: http://www.usace.army.mil/

    Endangered Species Lists: http://endangered.fws.gov/wildlife.html#Species

    Nationwide Rivers Inventory: http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/atlas/intro.html

    The Center for Great Lakes Culture, housed at Michigan State University, is dedicated to understanding and interpreting the cultural history and expressions of the diverse peoples, traditions and customs of the Great Lakes region- http://www.greatlakes.msu.edu/

    Lakewide Management Plans: http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/gl2000/lamps/

    Regional Resources:

  • Resources for Protecting and Restoring Lake Superior: A Guide for Communities is a excellent publication provided by the Lake Superior Binational Forum. You can obtain a copy by calling (888) 301-5253 or e-mailing the Canadian co-coordinator at bnicol@sky.lakehead.edu or e-mailing the US co-coordinator at jsilbers@wheeler.northland.edu
  • http://www.glfc.org/GLGIS/- Lake Huron GIS
  • http://www.shorelandmanagement.org/ - MINNESOTA SHORELAND MANAGEMENT Resource Guide

Eco-labeling: Consumers Union has gone behind the scenes to evaluate the credibility of more than 50 eco-labeling programs for food and wood products. The group's new Web site http://www.eco-labels.org gives info on sponsorship, conflicts of interest, clarity, environmental significance, and more.

Industry's connection to scientists and nonprofits: The Center for Science in the Public Interest has posted on the Internet a database of over 1,100 professors and scientists who consult for or have other affiliations with chemical, gas, oil, food, drug, and other companies. http://www.cspinet.org/integrity/search.html The web site also provides partial information about nonprofit and professional organizations that receive industry funding. http://www.cspinet.org/integrity/corp_funding.html Both parts of the database will be regularly expanded in the future.

Other Great Eco-Links:

  • Tons of environmental news postings every day http://www.environmentalsustainability.info/


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