Twin Ports Freshwater Folk: Don't Slip on the Didymo: Rock Snot Invades the North Shore

Twin Ports Freshwater Folk: Don't Slip on the Didymo: Rock Snot Invades the North Shore
7/6/22, 11:30 am - 7/6/22, 1:00 pm

Registration:

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Description:

At this month's TPFF webinar, Senior Scientist at the Science Museum of Minnesota Mark Edlund will talk about the work being done to investigate the Didymo (i.e., Rock Snot) invasion on the North Shore of Lake Superior. As a project team member, Mark will also talk about the research being done for the Minnesota Sea Grant-funded research project Didymo Invasion on Nearshore Lake Superior and its Tributaries.

TPFF webinars typically follow the below structure:

  • 11:30 a.m. Meet-and-greet breakout sessions
  • 12:00 p.m. Announcements by attendees
  • 12:05 p.m. Seminar(s)
  • 12:45 p.m. Moderated question and answer
  • Adjourn by or before 1:00 p.m.

TPFF webinars are for people in the Twin Ports communities of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin, and anyone engaged in freshwater research, policy, or management. TPFF meetings are the first Wednesday of every month and include networking and informal discussion followed by a presentation(s) on a freshwater topic.

Guest Speakers:

Mark Edlund, senior scientist, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota.

Contact:

Alex Frie, research and fellowship coordinator, Minnesota Sea Grant, afrie@umn.edu.

Image credit: Light micrograph of Didymo by Mark Edlund, Science Museum of Minnesota.