Twin Ports Freshwater Folk: A Sampling of Twin Ports Microplastic Research

Twin Ports Freshwater Folk: A Sampling of Twin Ports Microplastic Research
1/5/22, 11:30 am - 1/5/22, 1:00 pm

Registration:

Sign up to be added to the Twin Ports Freshwater Folk mailing links to receive a link to the webinar. This event is free.

Description:

The Twin Ports Freshwater Folk (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 on a freshwater topic.

Speakers:

University of Minnesota Duluth Assistant Professor Melissa Maurer-Jones is presenting Plastics in Lake Superior Water Column? What we know and what we're trying to find out.

University of Wisconsin-Superior Associate Professor Lorena Rios Mendoza is presenting Microplastic Pollution: A challenge to study.

Event sponsors:

The Twin Ports Freshwater Folk meetings are sponsored by Minnesota Sea Grant, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, University of Minnesota Duluth Large Lakes Observatory, University of Minnesota Duluth Natural Resources Research Institute, and United States Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Toxicology and Ecology Division.

Contact:

Alex Frie, Minnesota Sea Grant research and fellowship coordinator, University of Minnesota Duluth.

Image credit: Melissa Maurer-Jones and Lorena Rios Mendoza.