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Ice Breaker Speaker Series

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Date:
February 28, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.watershedcouncil.org

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Season
Winter
Age
All Ages

Venue

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

February 28, 2019
Invasive Mussels and the Zequanox Project
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
426 Bay Street, Petoskey, MI 49770

A new biocontrol agent to manage nuisance invasive zebra and quagga mussels was recently put to the test in Emmet County’s Round Lake. Zequanox, a dead soil bacterium (Pesudomonas flavescens), was applied in open water areas at the bottom of the lake. Funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, this research project was a large, collaborative effort between many state and local organizations. Join us as we discuss the project, preliminary results, and potential future work to help manage nuisance mussels.

Seating is limited for this Ice Breaker Speaker Series event. Pre-registration is required. Please call 231-347-1181 to reserve your seat today.