The 2017 Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop will emphasize habitat restoration

Interested in harmful algal blooms, habitat restoration, or the status of the Lake St. Clair Fishery? Learn more at the Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop.

2017 Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop Flyer

2017 Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop Flyer

This year’s Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop is your chance to hear directly from and interact with the scientists and organizations that are charged with protecting and managing our natural resources. The Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop is held annually and will take place this year on April 13, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Michigan State University Extension and Michigan Sea Grant, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Lake St. Clair Fisheries Research Station, the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, the U.S. Geological Survey – Great Lakes Science Center and Sportsmen’s Direct will be hosting this year’s workshop.

The 2017 Lake St. Clair Fisheries Workshop will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Sportsmen’s Direct, 38989 Jefferson Avenue in Harrison Township, located just north of the entrance to Lake St. Clair Metropark.

In addition to providing a Lake St. Clair fishery status update (how was the fishing) for 2016, speakers will address the topics of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and fish response to habitat restoration in the St. Clair and Detroit Rivers.

Please note: While the workshop is open to the public at no cost, registration is requested. To register, contact Maureen Prisbe by phone at (586) 469-6440 or via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). For program information or questions, contact Justin Selden via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Additional workshop details and a downloadable descriptive flyer with location map are also available online on the Michigan Sea Grant website.

Michigan Sea Grant helps to foster economic growth and protect Michigan’s coastal, Great Lakes resources through education, research and outreach. A collaborative effort of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, Michigan Sea Grant is part of the NOAA-National Sea Grant network of 33 university-based programs.

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