Great Lakes

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Ashbridge's Bay: An Anthology of Writings by Those Who Knew and Loved Ashbridge's Bay
Fairfield, George (ed.)
Book
1998
The story of a great freshwater marsh destroyed by urbanization.
Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (ed): Cartography by Miklos Pinther
Book
1987
Focuses on the Great Lakes Region, in both Canada and the United States.
Connexions Library: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, Water Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
Fresh Water Seas: Saving the Great Lakes
Weller, Phil
Book
1990
Weller takes readers on a tour of the Great Lakes region, tracing its natural history from the time before human habitation. He describes how the region has been affected by uncontrolled development t...
Great Lakes: An Environmental Atlas and Resource Book
Botts, Lee; Krushelnicki, Bruce
Book
1987
The Great Lakes Primer
Cooper, Kathy; Millyard, Kai
Book
1986
An introduction to the environmental problems faced by the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Spills Pose Toxic Risks
Article
1991
As the largest source of fresh water in the world, and a primary trading route, pollution and the possiblity of toxic spills in the Great Lakes have the potentional to adversely affect millions.
The Late Great Lakes: An Environmental History
Ashworth, William
Book
1986
Ashworth presents five common misunderstandings about the Great Lakes and advocates for improvements, remedial action and ecosystem strategies.
Legacy: The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
Book
1989
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
The Strait: Obenabi's Songs
Perlman, Fredy
Book
Obenabi, the narrator, sings the story of his peple confronting the European invader. The tales are personal, emerging from the remembered experiences of his grandmothers. These dramas of conflict, co...

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Alternatives
To provide insightful environmental research and opinion from Canadian scholars, professionals and activists through publishing a quarterly environmental journal.
Nature Conservancy of Canada
NCC is a non-profit, non-advocacy group that takes a business-like approach to land conservation and the preservation of biological diversity. Its plan of action involves collaboration with any group ...

Sources Library

Road Rocks Ontario
Over 250 Geological Wonders to Discover
Eyles, Nick
2013
Presents detailed descriptions of over 250 of the most fascinating geological wonders of Ontario.

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Great Lakes United
Website
An international coalition dedicated to preserving and restoring the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River ecosystem. Useful background documents on water issues.