EDITORIAL: Federal takeover of lakes looms The Detroit News (2/11) Like Asian carp and other invasive species, the White House has recently laid the groundwork for a federal takeover of the Great Lakes and its tributaries.
The GLIN Information Center serves up Great Lakes news, a regional events calendar, a laws and policy reference guide, and links to current job opportunities and funding sources. You'll also find image galleries, and communication tools including GLIN's popular e-mail list: glin-announce.
General Resources GLIN-announce More than 500 people subscribe to GLIN's most popular list to keep track of the latest news of interest to the Great Lakes community. You'll read announcements about Great Lakes news and events, the release of reports, requests for proposals, federal budget updates and more.
A Glossary of the Great Lakes Minnesota Sea Grant The glossary provides a quick and easy reference to environmental programs, agencies and terminology related to the Great Lakes.
GLERL Photo Gallery Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory This gallery is organized into seven different categories: Facilities / Vessels, Fieldwork, Ice, Lake Levels, Miscellaneous, Logos, and Waterlife. Most NOAA / GLERL photos are in the public domain and cannot be copyrighted. There is no fee for using the photos, but credit must be given to NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory unless otherwise noted in the photo caption.
Great Lakes Atlas U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) This Environmental Atlas and Resource Book is an excellent resource on the Great Lakes, including physical characteristics, natural processes, people, concerns, joint management and new directions (mirrored on Environment Canada's site).
ProfNet This collaborative of information officers linked via the Internet gives journalists free, convenient access to expert sources.
Summary of Environmental Law in North America Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) The CEC created this summary to improve public access to the environmental law of the three parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement; i.e., Canada, Mexico and the United States.
The U.S. EPA Newsroom U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Keep up to date on EPA news and activities by visiting this web space, which provides quick links to all EPA regions, press releases, speeches and testimony, and requests for proposals.
Visualizing the Great Lakes U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) GLNPO has an extensive collection of images from around the Great Lakes that is available for you to use.