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GLIN==> Latest Seiche Newsletter is on-line



The latest issue of Minnesota Sea Grant's Seiche Newsletter is on the Web at:

http://www.d.umn.edu/seagr/pubs/seiche/sept.99/index.html

Articles include:

Aquatic Exotics:  Highlights of the Ninth International Zebra Mussel and Aquatic
Nuisance Species Conference

   From repellent chile pepper paint to attractant lamprey scents, find out what
over 400 participants of this annual conference heard about aquatic nuisance 
species research in Duluth, MN, last April.

Invasive Crayfish Discovered in St. Louis Bay

   Rusty crayfish were found for the first time in the Duluth-Superior Harbor 
this summer.

New Exotic Species Projects Funded

   Minnesota Sea Grant is receiving $358,000 from the National Sea Grant College
Program for several aquatic nuisance species (ANS) projects, including a study 
of the risk of transporting ANS via baitfish harvesting, and a multi-state 
survey to evaluate the effectiveness of ANS boater education programs.

HarborWatch Increases Knowledge

   Middle and high school students who live near Lake Superior get to examine 
their local harbors through this new program.

Handy Cards Help Identify Zebra Mussels

   Through the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network, we are offering these color, 
wallet-sized cards that describe the appearance of zebra mussels and what to do 
if you find one.

Seafood Safety

   This free brochure offers information about the shelf life of seafood and 
guidelines for keeping it safe to eat.

..plus information on other staff activities and new products/services.
If you'd like to be on the mailing list to receive a hard copy of this 
publication, please send me your name and street address.  Subscription is FREE.


________________________________________________________

Marie Zhuikov (pronounced zwee-cough)
Communications Coordinator
MN Sea Grant, University of MN - Duluth
mzhuikov@d.umn.edu
(218) 726-7677   Fax: (218) 726-6556
MN Sea Grant Home Page: www.d.umn.edu/seagr

"Superior Science for You"

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