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Save Our Lakes: The Health Impacts of Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms in Alberta

Mar 19 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper and ALMS for an evening of discussion and education on the topic of toxic blue-green algae blooms in our lakes.

Toxic blue-green algae blooms are a known threat to swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters because of the human health impacts.

Our objectives for the evening are to provide the participants with the reasons for the concern and provide answers on what we can do and not do. Our promise is an evening that will both educate and entertain all those who attend and discussion that will impact the way we think and act regarding our Alberta lakes.

  • 6:00PM: Reception and information displays (light snacks and beverages provided)
  • 6:40PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 6:45PM: Interactive Presentation on the Health Impacts of Blue-Green Algae Blooms, Presented by: Ron Zurawell, Ph.D., P.Biol., Limnologist, Water Policy Branch Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
  • 7:30PM: Introduction and Screening of the CBC "Nature of Things" Documentary, Save My Lake
  • 8:15PM: Adjournment or further discussion

Save My Lake Information: Click here

Event Contact Details
Contact Name: Glenn Isaac
Contact Number: 780 554 3848
Contact Email: glenn [at] saskriverkeeper [dot] ca

 

Location

Atrium and Lecture Theatre 150
Telus Centre - University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 111 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 19, 2013 by AEN

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