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E-M:/ ANS Awareness Week Activities

Enviro-Mich message from "Martha Waszak" <WASZAKM@michigan.gov>

Monday / June 2, 2003 / 3-5 pm

The State of Michigan has declared May 31 through June 7, 2003 
"Aquatic Nuisance Species Awareness Week" to raise awareness about 
prevention and control of aquatic nuisance species (ANS) in Michigan 
and Great Lakes waters.  In observance of Aquatic Nuisance Species 
Awareness Week, the School of Natural Resources and the Environment 
at the University of Michigan will host a Symposium on Aquatic 
Nuisance Species Research on Monday, June 2, from 3-5 pm in room 1040 
Dana Bldg. on the University of Michigan's central campus.  A 
reception will follow in the Dana Commons. 


1.  Opening Remarks by Symposium Moderator Thomas Johengen (Director, 
Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research).

2.  Welcoming Remarks by David Allan, Interim Associate Dean, School 
of Natural Resources and the Environment.

3.  Panel Presentations (10 minutes each)
	Ken DeBeaussaert (Director, State of Michigan Office of the 
Great Lakes)
	Doran Mason (Scientist, NOAA/Great Lakes Environmental 
Research Laboratory)
	John Schwartz (Program Leader, Michigan Sea Grant College
	Great Lakes Commission (Invited)

4.  Keynote Lecture "Predicting the Occurrence and Impact of Species 
Invasions in the Great Lakes," Anthony Ricciardi (Assistant Professor 
at the School of Environment, McGill University, Montreal) - for 
abstract and biosketch please see 

5.  Question and Answer Period with Speaker and Panelists

6.  Reception

Displays by the Michigan Sea Grant College Program, the University of 
Michigan School of Natural Resources and the Environment, the State 
of Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, the NOAA/Great Lakes 
Environmental Research Laboratory, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 
and the U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center (invited) 
can be viewed in the  Dana Commons prior to the symposium and during 
the reception.

Directions to the Dana Building are available on the 
web site.

For more information contact:
Colleen Vogler, CILER, 734-764-2426, http://www.ciler.org 
David Reid, NOAA/GLERL, 734-741-2019

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