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E-M:/ Dr. Hector Galbraith Tittabawassee River Watershed - Ecological Assessment



Dr. Hector Galbraith

Tittabawassee River Watershed Ecological Assessment  

 

Dr. Galbraith will present the findings of two ecological risk assessments specific to dioxin and furan compounds found in the Tittabawassee River. In addition he will incorporate data in his lecture from several other studies in the region and articulate what these studies may suggest regarding ecological risks present in the Tittabawassee and Saginaw River as well as the Saginaw Bay.

 

Bay City State Park Visitors Center

Tuesday August 3 @ 7pm

 

Inform park personnel you are attending this event to have the entrance fee waived

 

Dr. Galbraith attended the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he attained a PhD in ecology. He completed his post graduate studies at the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, while funded as a scientific officer at the British Nature Conservancy Council. Dr. Galbraith is President of Galbraith Environmental Sciences, a consulting company based in southern Vermont. His major clients have included various state agencies, U.S, EPA, and U.S. FWS. He has performed a number of ecological risk assessments for various clients (including the State of Michigan) and has been very active in conducting Natural Resource Damage Assessments for federal and state clients.

 

 

SPONSORED BY:

 

The Partnership for the Saginaw Bay Watershed & the Lone Tree Council

 

Facilitated by MDEQ

 

Contacts:

 

 Kristi Laundra - 989-284-9997

 

 Michelle Hurd Riddick- 989-799-3313

 

 

Dr. Galbraith's work for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality can be found at:

http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3308_21234_9847-43808--,00.html