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Mercury in Michigan Lakes: Regional and Local Perspectives

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Date:
February 11, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.watershedcouncil.org/attend-an-event.html

Venue

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
426 Bay Street
Petoskey, Michigan 49770 United States
Phone:
2313471181
Website:
http://www.watershedcouncil.org

Ice Breaker Speaker Series

Thursday, February 11
Mercury in Michigan Lakes: Regional and Local Perspectives
Presented by: Paul Drevnick, PhD, University of Michigan Biological Station and
Kevin Donner, Great Lakes Fishery Biologist , Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Surveys show widespread mercury contamination in streams, wetlands, and lakes throughout the U.S., with fish consumption advisories issued in 33 states, including Michigan. Kevin Donner will present results of contaminant monitoring for local lakes, followed by Paul Drevnick’s discussion of difficulties solving mercury problems, including research about land management as part of the solution.

No charge to attend. Limited seating available. To register, please call Sandy at 231-347-1181.

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