Bookmarks for Lake Superior Sustainability Indicators

Great Lakes

State of the Great Lakes Ecosystem Conference
Great Lakes native flora
Great Lakes Ecological Assessment
Living with the Lakes
NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch
Great Lakes Information Network
Great Lakes Ecosystem
Great Lakes Environment - USEPA
Fox-Wolf Basin 2000 Site
Army COE Great Lakes Regional Office
Army COE Detroit District
Army COE Detroit District Regulatory
Great Lakes Atlas - 3rd Edition
USEPA Great Lakes Programs
Wisconsin Sea Grant
Minnesota Sea Grant Program
Michigan Sea Grant
Images of the Great Lakes as Seen from Space / Wisconsin Sea Grant
International Association for Great Lakes Research
IAGLR: Hot Topics: Great Lakes Research Findings
Regional Online Brownfields Information Network
Dredging in the Great Lakes
Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
Great Lakes Greenfields Exchange
GLIFWC Homepage
GLNPO Great Lakes Ecopages
Soils, Erosion and Sedimentation in the Great Lakes Region
Watershed Information Resource System Database
Great Lakes Great Stove Changeout

Lake Superior Project

Environmental Education/Advocacy Groups

The Heritage Education Network
The Ontario Environment Network
Great Lakes United
Great Lakes Aquarium
Great Lakes Field Office -- National Wildlife Federation
Central Upper Peninsula Sierra Club
St. Louis River Citizens Action Committee
Lake Superior Alliance
Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Information Network
Environmental Association for Great Lakes Education(EAGLE)
Welcome to Clean North
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
Welcome to the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute of Northland College
Environmental and Conservation Organizations of Northern Michigan
The George Wright Society
The Michigan Environmental Council Homepage
Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network and Fund
Great Lakes Watershed Management
The Chocolay River Watershed Project--Marquette County, Michigan
Yellow Dog Watershed
Keweenaw Today: Interactive Newspaper Calumet

IJC, LaMPS, AOCs, LS Binational Program

Lake Superior Binational Program Lakewide Management Plan 2000
BNS - the Binational Toxics Strategy - Canada and US
IJC Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes
IJC 1999 Biennial Forum - Program Transcripts
International Joint Commission
Lake Superior Binational Program
Great Lakes Areas of Concern
Water Quality - Areas of Concern
Torch Lake AOC
LaMP ftp site

Canadian sites

Census, Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada
Welcome to Statistical Profile of Canadian Communities
Statistics Canada/services
STC: Canadian Statistics

Economic Development/Tourism Ontario/Canada

Ministry of Tourism - Welcome to the Ministry of Tourism Home Page
North of Superior Tourism Association
Ontario Canada
Ontario Explorer
Canadian Dollars exchange rates
Economic and Financial Analysis Branch, NRCan

Energy, Efficiency, Renewables

R-2000 Home Page
Canadian Electricity Association
Ontario Energy Board
Great Lakes Power
Hydro One Inc.
Ontario Power Generation
NRCan Energy Resources Branch
NRCan Renewable and Electrical Energy Division
Natural Resources Canada Energy Sector

Forestry/Wood Products

National Forestry Database Program (Canada)
Ontario Forestry Association
Canadian Sustainable Forestry Certification Coalition - Welcome

GIS sites

GeoConnections - Home Page - CGDI
Land Information Ontario - HOME
GeoGratis - Home Page
 ESRI Canada - Home Page
 ESRI Canada - Ontario Region

Natural Resources, Ontario/Canada

Boreal Science Links
Ontario Boreal Science
Welcome to Ontario Parks
Canadian Biodiversity Information Network
Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines - MNDM
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources--Great Lakes
Ontario Green Lane Home Page
Ontario Municipal 3Rs Programs
Ontario Waste Diversion Organization
RCO - Recycling Council of Ontario
GLIMR Lake Superior Geographic Search
GLIMR Environment & Economy
GLIMR Great Links
Great Lakes Health Effects Program
Production of Canada's Leading Minerals / Production of Canada's Leading Minerals / Production des Principaux Minéraux du Canada
Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (U. Windsor)
The State of Canada's Environment Infobase
Survey on the Importance of Nature to Canadians: A Federal-Provincial-Territorial Initiative
The Canadian Sustainability Report - Main Page
NRCan MEND 2000 (acid mine drainage)
Invasive Plants of Canada Project
Sustainable Development and the Management of Canada's Natural Resources
The Green Lane: About Environment Canada

Ontario/Canada govt. information

Government of Canada Internet Addresses | Canada Site
Government of Ontario - Ontario Government Ministries
Department of Justice Canada
Government of Ontario
The Ministry of The Attorney General, Ontario Canada


Ontario Ministry of Transportation Home Page
Ontario Northland: Rail, Coach & Telecommunications
Transport Canada, Ontario Region

Water Resources, Ontario/Canada

Water Survey of Canada - Service Information
Environment Canada: Freshwater Web Site
National Water Research Institute (Canada)
Canadian Water Resources Association Home Page
Ontario Branch Canadian Water Resources Association
CWRA Sustainability Principles
CWRA Hydrology
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Canadian Centre For Pollution Prevention (C2P2)

Census data, U.S.

U.S. Census Bureau Home Page
U.S. Census Bureau - TIGER/Line®
1990 Census Lookup (1.4a)
Download Census TIGER '95 Data

Electric Energy, U.S.

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation - - Wisconsin Public Service Corporation is a regulated electric and gas utility serving Northeast and Central Wisconsin and Menominee Michigan.
Upper Peninsula Power Company
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Industry Related Links
Energy Center of Wisconsin
Northern States Power Company's home page
Minnesota Power Inc.

EPA & Federal Agency Stats

International Air Quality Advisory Board 1997-1999 Priorities Report
NOAA/NGDC/GLERL-Great Lakes Data Rescue Project
USDOC/ NOAA/ NESDIS/ National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) Home Page
1996 Inventory of Toxic Air Emissions: A Product of the Great Lakes Regional Air Toxic Emissions Project
EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Home Page
USGS National Biological Survey Upper Midwest ESC Invasive Species
National Biological Information Infrastructure
USDA-NASS, State Ag. Statistical Offices
USDA-Natural Resources Cconservation Service
USGS water-use data descriptions/downloading
The International Salary Calculator: relocation, cost of living, real estate
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics, US DOT
Bureau of Labor Statistics
CDC Data Warehouse
Federal Electronic Research and Review Extraction Tool (Ferret)
Fedstats: One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics
CEIS Environmental Profiles - Select State
CEIS: EPA Center for Environmental Information and Statistics
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Home Page
USDA Forest Service Home Page

Forestry Info.

U.P. Tree Improvement Center (MSU Extension)
Great Lakes Forest Alliance
Great Lakes Research Consortium
Certified Forest Products Council
Forestry Resource Center
Community Forestry Resource Center
Keweenaw Land Association, Limited
Connor Sports Flooring Corporation
Ironwoods - Timber Holdings LTD
Fort James
International Paper Welcome
Rossi American Hardwoods
Forest Stewardship Council - United States
USFS Committee of Scientists Report (Stewardship)
Canadian Forests Home Page - forestry, Canada, forest, jobs, environment, industry, associations, universities
American Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council
SmartWood: Practical Conservation Through Certified Forestry
Sustainable Forestry Initiative--Michigan
USFS Roadless Area state maps
Roadless Initiative
USFS Roadless Notice Of Intent
Superior National Forest Virtual Visitor Center
Intl. Non Timber Forest Products Bibliography Database
Welcome to AF&PA's Forest Products Resources Web Site

GIS/mapping sites (see also under Canadian sites)

USGS FS 153-99: The Central Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition
DeLorme | Maps and Mapping Software
MDEQ Land and Water Management Division - GIS
Minnesota Land Management Information Center
Tourism Maps of Great Lakes Region
Welcome to the Lake Superior Decision Support Home Page
GLIN GIS Data Sets - Basinwide Reference Layers
ESRI - The GIS Software Leader, Because Geography Matters
ESRI Schools and Libraries Program
USGS GIS coverages for water
USGS Mapping Information: Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
Maps @
Excite Maps: View
GISLinx - Over 1,700 Categorized GIS Links!

Michigan Information

Michigan Government Home Page
Michigan Rural Water Association home page
MSU Extension Home Page
MSU Land Use Forum
Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation
Michigan Great Lakes
Michigan Ag Statistics Service
Michigan Family Independence Agency
Michigan Department of Transportation Web Site
Michigan DEQ Office of the Great Lakes
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Michigan DEQ 1998 solid waste report
Michigan DEQ solid waste info
MDEQ - Pollution Prevention Section
MDEQ Environmental Assistance Division
MDEQ - WMD Marquette District Office
Michigan Association of Conservation Districts
Michigan Natural Resources Conservation Service

Minnesota Information

North Star -- Minnesota State Government Online
NRRI - Natural Resources Research Institute
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - Homepage
MPCA - Landfills
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Mn/DOT (Minnesota Department of Transportation) Home Page
Mn/DOT District 1 : Duluth / Virginia
Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
Minnesota Materials Exchange
University of Minnesota Extension Service Home Page
Minnesota Sea Grant Program - Research and Education of Minnesota Waters
Western Lake Superior Sanitary District - HOME PAGE
Minnesota Sustainable Development Directory
Login to MNPRO
SEEK = Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge
Minnesota Environmental Quality Board: Environmental review
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota DNR - Ecosystem Based Management
MN Department of Trade and Economic Development
MN Commerce
Mn Dept of Public Service - Home Page
Minnesota Job Subsidy Study

Wisconsin Information

Northwest Regional Planning Commision
Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service
Wisconsin Department of Health & Family Services
Financing Technology: Wisconsin Financial Assistance Programs
Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
WI Dept of Tourism - Industry Site
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Transportation Planning in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Commerce
Wisconsin Environmental Education Board-Homepage
State of Wisconsin Information Server [Badger]
USFWS Environmental Contaminants Homepage
Lake Superior Watershed Management
Mich Tech Univ: Remote Sensing Institute
Lake Superior Watershed Info
EPA GLNPO/Lake Superior

Health Concerns - Pollution

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CEIS: EPA Center for Environmental Information and Statistics
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
ATSDR - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry - Dept. of Health and Human Services
Occupational Safety & Health Administration - OSHA HOME PAGE
Welcome to the National Center for Health Statistics
Scorecard Home

Land Use/ Sustainable Development

Model Ordinances to Protect Local Resources-Home
GAO Smart Growth Report
GAO Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)
Land Use Planning- Frey Grant
EPA Community-Based Environmental Protection
Communities by Choice: Sustainable Community Development: Communities organizing for the next millennium - Become part of a sustainable, dynamic, learning community.
Costs of Growth Resources
Farmland Information Center - Technical Assistance: COST OF COMMUNITY SERVICES STUDIES
Sprawl Factsheet - Sierra Club
Sprawl Campaign Index - Sierra Club
The Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land/watershed protection
Welcome to the GreenEcon Web Site
Hazel Henderson
IISD Solutions for Business
The Sustainable Business Network
Welcome To Urban Land Institute
Smart Growth
State-of-the-Lake Ecosystem Conference 1998 - Biodiversity Investment Areas
The Natural Step/US
NMU L. Superior Attitudes/Values Survey
NMU SEMINAL (Superior Ecosystem Management)
U.S. Directory of Protected Areas In The Lake Superior Basin
UWEX Sustainable Community Development Center for Environment and Business on the Web
LIAA--Land Information Access Association
The Neighborhood Charrette Handbook
United States Green Building Council

Sustainability Indicators

State of the Great Lakes Ecosystem Conference
Sustainable Community Roundtable (WA)
Canada--National Environmental Indicator Series
USEPA: Sustainable Ecosystems and Communties
IISD's Measurement and Indicators Program
Redefining Progress
Interagency Work Group on Sustainable Development Indicators
San Diego NH Museum - Community Sustainability
Sustainable Community Indicators software (Environmment Canada)
News release - Minnesota Milestones 1998: Measures That Matter
Hart Environmental Data Sustainability Community Indicators
Environment Canada: Sust. Devel. Info
Second Nature: Education for Sustainability
The Land Stewardship Initiative of the Michigan Environmental Council
Aldo Leopold Leadership Program
Linkages - A Multimedia Resource for Environment & Development Policy Makers
EnviroLink Home Page
Ecotrust - Building a Conservation Economy
Inforain Community Indicators
South Shore Bank Across America
Smart Growth Network Welcome Page
Sustainable Building Sources
Welcome to GreenClips! (sustainable buildings)
Community Based Planning in Les Cheneaux
Michigan Land Use Institute
MLUI Growth Management - Smart Growth
Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservency
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC
World Resources Institute (WRI)
Institute for Global Communications
Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development
Sustainable America
The President's Council on Sustainable Development
The COMET Home Page
With the Grain (community planning/resource protection)
Farm Bill Network
The Nature Conservancy

Media (Radio, TV, News)


Great Lakes Radio Consortium

Native Plants

Welcome to the PLANTS National Database
Wetland Plant Information (Michigan DEQ)
Minnesota DNR - Six Steps to Growing Native Plants
Native Plants in the Landscape
Great Lakes native flora
GLIFWC Exotic Pest Plant Homepage
Borne of the Wind: An introduction to the ecology of Michigan's sand dunes
Michigan Natural Features Inventory
Wild Ones Home Page
Plant Conservation Alliance Website
Plant Conservation Alliance - Alien Plant Working Group
Invasive Species Home Page
Plants Out of Place
USEPA, GREEN ACRES: Green Landscaping with Native Plants
Great Lakes Nursery Company
Sun Chaser Seeds
Prairie Nursery Mail Order Wildflowers, Native Grasses, Seeds & Plants

EPA/USGS water-related sites

Envirofacts Warehouse Homepage
Office of Water Homepage
Safe Drinking Water Information System
National Small Flows Clearinghouse
National Drinking Water Clearinghouse
USGS -- Water Resources of the United States
EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
EPA's Surf Your Watershed
USGS - NAWQA: Western Lake Michigan Drainages, Wisconsin and Michigan
Lax oversight raises tap water risks
National Ground Water Association, information on ground water protecting groundwater and the environment hydrogeology remediation education courses contamination risk assessment and water
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute homepage
What's in Your Water?
AWWA Wisconsin Section
Michigan Section AWWA Home Page
American Water Works Association
Environmental Organization WebDirectory - Water Resources
Welcome to MLSA's Home Page
Clean Water Network
The Lake Superior Binational Program
NSF International, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Welcome to the Water Quality Association
Farm*A*Syst/Home*A*Syst Home Page


Natl. Assn. RC&D Councils
EPA Watershed Program Outreach
Watershed Education Resources
Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program
River Network - Home Page
EPA Watershed-Related Clip Art
EPA OWOW Watershed homepage
NonPoint Source Pointers (Factsheets)
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
CTIC Purdue - Know Your Watershed
Waterwatch Victoria - Habitat Survey