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Microplastics in the Great Lakes: An Opportunity for Stewardship

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Date:
September 7, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Leelanau County Government Center
8527 E Government Center Dr
Suttons Bay, MI 49682 United States

Organizer

League of Women Voters Leelanau County
Phone:
231 271 5600
Email:
LWVLeelanau@gmail.com
Website:
LWVLeelanau.org

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Age
Adults

Press Release from League of Women Voters Leelanau County
Immediate Release August 22, 2016
Contact: Vina Mikesell 231-386-5106, Marian Kromkowski 231-271-5600

LWVLC September 7, 2016 Event: Microplastics in the Great Lakes: An Opportunity for Stewardship

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County will open it 2016-2017 season with a presentation by Jeanie Williams on Microplastics in the Great Lakes: An Opportunity for Stewardship. The forum is Wednesday September 7, 2016 at noon in the lower level public meeting room of the Leelanau County Government Center.

Jeanie Williams is the manager of research and education programs at Inland Seas Education Association. She has been teaching science in the outdoors since 1999. She began by teaching marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecology in environmental education settings, and then became a teacher in secondary and college classrooms. She has a BA in biology from Kalamazoo College and an MS in environmental science and secondary education from Antioch University New England.

Come learn more about this water quality issue and what you can do about it. The public is invited. Many people bring a sack lunch. LWVLC business meeting to follow presentation.

For more information: Call 231-271-5600, visit LWVLeelanau.org or follow LWVLC on Facebook at League of Women Voters Leelanau County Poster and photo of Jeanie Williams are attached.

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