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Climate Change in Michigan
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Resources & Links
Resources and Links
There are many other Internet sites that contain information on the ecology and climate of the Great Lakes region. We have included below a selection of regional sites and sites specific to Michigan that are particularly useful. If you have suggestions for additions to this list, please send them to the Global Environment Program.




Regional Links

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CLIMATE and CLIMATE CHANGE
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Midwest Regional Climate Center
http://mcc.sws.uiuc.edu

Great Lakes Regional Climate Assessment
http://www.geo.msu.edu

U.S. National Assessment-Midwest Region
http://www.usgcrp.gov

EPA Regional Global Warming Page
http://yosemite.epa.gov

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REGIONAL ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
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EPA Great Lakes Program Office
http://www.epa.gov/glnpo

EPA – Region 5 (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)
http://www.epa.gov/region5/

EPA – Region 3 (PA)
http://www.epa.gov/region3/

EPA – Region 2 (NY)
http://www.epa.gov/region2/

Environment Canada- Great Lakes site
http://www.on.ec.gc.ca/water/greatlakes/

Great Lakes Environmental
Research Laboratory

http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/

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

USGS Great Lakes Science Center
http://www.glsc.usgs.gov/

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

Great Lakes United
http://www.glu.org

Great Lakes Public Education Initiative
http://www.biodiversityproject.org/greatlakes.htm

Climate Change and Birds
http://www.abcbirds.org

Environmental Law & Policy Center
http://www.elpc.org/

Great Lakes Protection Fund
http://www.gsmfc.org/

Pew Center for Climate Change-
State Emission Reduction Program Database

http://www.pewclimate.org/states.cfm


Michigan Links

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CLIMATE and CLIMATE CHANGE IN MICHIGAN
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State Climatology Office
http://climate.geo.msu.edu/index.html

EPA's State Climate Change Page
http://yosemite.epa.gov/

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STATE AGENCIES
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Department of Natural Resources
http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/

Department of Environmental Quality
http://www.michigan.gov/deq

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MICHIGAN ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS
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Michigan Environmental Council
http://www.mecprotects.org/

Michigan Land Use Institute
http://www.mlui.org/index.asp

Lake Michigan Federation
http://www.lakemichigan.org/

Ecology Center
http://www.ecocenter.org/

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MICHIGAN SOLUTIONS
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UCS Clean Energy Program
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/

UCS Clean Vehicles Program
http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_vehicles/

Michigan Biomass Energy Program
http://michiganbioenergy.org/index.htm






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Moose -- USDA Forest Service, Superior National Forest.
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