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Don't miss the 4th Western Lake Erie Conference on March 12th at Otsego Park

Maumee River & Maumee Bay are at the west end of the Western Lake Erie watershed.  These waters are the shallowest & most biologically productive in the Great Lakes the nursery – the canary in the coal mine. Lake Erie levels are falling with even lower levels forecast in the future. Less water =less water to dilute wastewater,
storm, and industrial uses and discharges.

When: Thursday, March 12, 2009 8:30a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Stone Hall Otsego Park 2000 River Rd., Bowling Green, Ohio(On River Rd. between Perrysburg and Grand Rapids)
Who should attend: Public & Gov.t Officials, Fishermen, Boaters, Environmentalists, Great Lakes advocates, Teachers, the Public
Keynote Speaker: Fred Folger – Maumee River Historian – Talking about the Maumee River in Yester Years…

Conference Highlights
  • Western Lake Erie – Water Quality.. Fish.. Algae
  • Dredging the Toledo Shipping Channel – Warren McCrimmon, Toledo Lucas County Port Authority
  • Safe Drinking Water –Testing in Water Intakes – The Detroit/St. Clair Experience Annette DeMaria Env.l Consulting
  • Western Lake Erie Fish Populations and Water Levels – ODNRRep.
  • Power Plants, Fish, & Heated Waters – Sandy Bihn Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper
  • Ottawa River Toxic Cleanup Project – Casey Stevens, City of Toledo
  • Factory Farm Pollution - Lynn Henning& Vickie Askins
  • Detroit River Wastewater Overflow Into Lake Erie Melissa Damaschke, Sierra Club
  • Phosphorous In Lawn Fertilizer – Michigan Community bans….
  • Algae - Phosphorous – Dr. David Baker Heidleberg College
To register visit: http://westernlakeerie.org/Wlea_conf_flier_2009.pdf

Kristy Meyer, M.S.
Director of Agricultural & Clean Water Programs 
The Ohio Environmental Council
1207 Grandview Ave., Ste. 201
Columbus, OH 43212
P. (614) 487-7506
F. (614) 487-7510
E. kristy@theOEC.org

Be heard! Environmental Lobby Day is March 31. Visit www.theOEC.org to register.

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