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Watersheds: Clean Water, Wild Places, and Healthy Communities

February 21, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota Duluth
Kirby Student Center, Ballroom A
Duluth, MN

As part of UMD's Sigurd Olson Lecture Series, Tim Bristol, Director of Trout Unlimited's Alaska office, will talk about working in a region where a proposed gold and copper mine created a contentious debate that involved the most productive sockeye salmon habitat in the world, a watershed, and national attention.

For background on Alaska's Pebble Mine conundrum, read National Geographic's article at: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/11/121116-bristol-bay-alaska-salmon-gold-pebble-mine-science-nation/

This lecture is made possible by Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness, the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program and UMD's Recreational Sports Outdoor Program, Biology Department, and College of Education and Human Service Professions.

The lecture is free and open to the public. View the poster here.


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