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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Lake Forest Open Lands: Toxic Puzzle-Our Health and the Health of the Great Lakes

 
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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Gorton Community Center
400 E. Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL , 60045

847.910.4610


Part of Lake Forest Open Lands' Three-Lecture Series, Great Lakes, Great Issues.

Dr. George Bullerjahn, Professor of Research Excellence, Biological Sciences, Bowling Green State University

Following the film, Toxic Puzzle, Dr. Bullerjahn, Director of the NIH/NSF Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health will discuss toxic nutrient pollution which pose threats to fresh water resources all over the world. This has yielded harmful algae blooms affecting drinking water for tens of millions of people. Prevention and mitigation of these bloom events require an understanding of the environmental conditions. This film and presentation will cover a range of topics ranging from algal physiology to land use management, and how these studies can inform public policy aimed at protecting the public from these threats.

FREE of charge. Click here to register.

 

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