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May 21 – Alma, MI: Presentation on Water, Public Trust, and the Future of Our Great Lakes Commons

Date: May 21

Time: 4 – 5:30 pm

Location: Swanson Academic Center Room 113, Alma College Campus, Alma, MI (map)

Tickets: Event is FREE and open to the public.

This forum is hosted by the COM 253 Environmental Communication Spring Term 2014 class at Alma College.

Join this special discussion with: FLOW staff Jim Olson, Liz Kirkwood, Allison Voglesong, and special guest, poet and Interlochen Academy instructor Mike Delp.

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June 19 – Sutton’s Bay, MI: Water Issues For All of Us

This event is sponsored by Clean Water and Region 9 of Michigan Lake and Stream Associations

Date: June 19

Time: 9:30 – 2:30

Location: Leelanau County Government Center, 8527 E. Government Dr., Sutton’s Bay, MI (map)

Registration: Event is FREE, lunch provided is a $10 fee, to reserve a spot and lunch please call Sarah Litch, 231 334-3612

Schedule of Speakers:

  • 9:30 ZEQUANOX, A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF ZEBRA AND QUAGGA MUSSELS FOR YOUR LAKE
    • Heath Phillips, Director, Inland Lake Applications for Zequanox, Marrone Bio-Innovations
  • 10:45 A SHORELINE SURVEY: HOW TO DO IT AND WHAT TO DO WITH IT
    • Rob Karner, Glen Lake-Crystal River Watershed Biologist
  • 12:30 ENACTING TOWNSHIP ORDINANCES TO PROTECT COMMUNITIES FROM THE IMPACTS OF FRACKING
    • Jim Olson, Environmental Attorney, Founder and President of FLOW
  • 1:30 A BASELINE STUDY OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD AND GROUND WATER BEFORE HYDRAULIC FRACTURING OCCURS IN YOUR WATERSHED
    • Sarah Litch, Leelanau Clean Water and Glen Lake Association Water Quality Committee