Volume 9, Number 6 • November-December 2001

Volume 9, Number 6 • November-December 2001

A David and Goliath Battle for Water Protection

Director’s Notes: Making the Ask

GRASSROOTS PROFILE: Asbury Woods Nature Center Youths Test Water Quality of The Lake Erie Watershed

Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund Spring and Fall 2001 Grants Awarded

Automatic Approval of Groundwater Withdrawals Proposed by Michigan DEQ

A Statewide Voice for Pennsylvania Watersheds and Rivers

Growing Greener

 Indigenous Peoples Update

New York Update

 Wetland Mitigation Banking in New York Raising Concerns

Millennium Pipeline Project Receives Interim Approval

Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund: ADDRESS CHANGE

Illinois Update: Sludge Treatment Facility on Lake Michigan Proposed

 Indiana Update: Hearings Held on Combined Sewer Overflow Issue

TMDL Workshop Success

 Pennsylvania Update:

by Susan A. Smith

 Lake Erie Watershed Association Formed

Protecting Cascade Creek

Ohio Update:

Ohio House Targets “Connected” Wetlands

The Nature Conservancy Plans Western Great Lakes Island Initiative

Ohio EPA Holds Public Hearing on Barnes Nursery Permit

Minnesota Update:

4 Rare Species Discovered on Spirit Mountain

Where’s The Water?

Banning Mercury Thermometers

Invasion of the Machines

Protecting the Apostle Islands

A Heart Made of Concrete?

Wisconsin Update

Whooping Cranes in Wisconsin…Sort Of!

Legislators Ignore Wetland Fill Lawsuit Victory

Wetland Mitigation Rules Nearing Completion

Michigan Update

Building Stronger Coalitions in Michigan

Put a Cork In It

Ontario Update

Moraine Land-Use Plan Sets High Standard For Protecting Water Resources

Pennsylvania and NY Sea Grants Offer Tips to Keep Bird-Killing Bacteria in Check

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