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Posted on behalf of Stephanie Carman <carmans@michigan.gov>

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Nearshore Fisheries Habitat Workshop
http://www.msue.msu.edu/mnfi/nearshoreworkshop.htm
Deadlines have been extended for participation in


"Research, Assessment, and Data Needs to Promote Protection of Great Lakes
Nearshore Fisheries Habitat".

April 1-2, 2003

Annis Water Resources Institute, Muskegon, Michigan

The goal of this workshop is to identify information gaps that currently
impede efforts to evaluate, manage, and protect nearshore fishery habitats
in the Great Lakes.  The workshop and proceedings will be used to inform and
guide future research goals and funding decisions.

We are seeking input from the community of agency personnel, researchers,
conservationists and other interested parties through a pre-workshop survey.
Please take time to complete the survey, even if you cannot attend the
workshop.  The deadline for submitting surveys has been extended to March
19th.

We are also accepting both oral and poster presentations for the workshop.
If you are interested in participating in this way, please send an e-mail to
Stephanie Carman carmans@michigan.gov by Thursday March 13th.

Workshop registration is due by Wednesday, March 19th and hotel reservations
need to be made by March 10th.

Please see the workshop website at
http://www.msue.msu.edu/mnfi/nearshoreworkshop.htm
for a preliminary agenda, the survey, registration and other workshop
details.

This workshop is sponsored by the Great Lakes Fishery Trust and facilitated
by the Aquatic Ecology Program of Michigan Natural Features Inventory.
Please contact Stephanie Carman (carmans@michigan.gov) or Reuben Goforth
(goforthr@michigan.gov) for more information.

Your participation in this survey and this effort to identify impediments to
the protection, management and conservation of Great Lakes nearshore
fisheries habitats is greatly appreciated.  We hope to see you at the
workshop in April!


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