May May 7-9, 2013 Meeting of the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species Duluth, MN The Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species meets twice a year in locations around the Great Lakes basin. The spring 2013 meeting of the Great Lakes Panel will be held in conjunction with the spring meeting of the national Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. Contact: Erika Jensen Phone: 734-971-9135 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
May 10, 2013 MWRA Aquatic Academy for Educators Newaygo County, MI The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA) Education Committee has produced quality educational workshops with the goal of promoting and providing pertinent water-oriented education and curriculum to teachers and educators within the Muskegon River Watershed (MRW). The MRWA will be conducting it fourth Aquatic Academy for Educators on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Camp Newaygo in Newaygo County. Contact: Terry Stilson, MWRA Program Director Phone: (231) 591-2324
May 15-16, 2013 Protecting Water Ecosystems and Empowering Communities in the St. Lawrence River/Great Lakes Cornwall, Ontario The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences, in partnership with the Raisin Region Conservation Authority, is pleased to host its 20th annual international River Symposium on the St. Lawrence River Great Lakes Ecosystem. The meeting theme highlights the connection between the St. Lawrence, Great Lakes and their watersheds, and the challenges and successes of empowering communities to participate in the restoration and protection of these connected ecosystems. The annual symposium is a key meeting place to bring together stakeholders to understand the issues and challenges facing our precious water resource. Knowledge is the most powerful tool to protecting water ecosystems.
The symposium will explore how we can empower communities to become better stewards of water ecosystems by protecting water, improving wetlands, beaches and nearshore areas, protecting habitats and biodiversity, tracking new chemical threats to our rivers and lakes, and by assessing the need for adaptation to mitigate a warming climate.
Contact: Christina Collard E-mail:email@example.com
May 16-19, 2013 Lake Superior Youth Symposium Houghton, MI Educators are invited to bring students to the Lake Superior Youth Symposium, May 16-19, 2013. The symposium promises to be an outstanding learning opportunity for students in grades 8-12, and their teachers from throughout the Lake Superior and Great Lakes watersheds. The symposium will take place at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI. Students and teachers will stay in Michigan Tech residence halls. Contact: Joan Chadde Phone: 906-487-3341 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
May 29-30, 2013 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Annual Meeting Montreal, QC The Great Lakes Fishery Commission was established in 1955 by the Canadian/U.S. Convention on Great Lakes Fisheries. The commission coordinates fisheries research, controls the invasive sea lamprey, and facilitates cooperative fishery management among the state, provincial, tribal, and federal management agencies. Phone: 734-662-3209 E-mail:email@example.com