State of Lake Erie Meeting April 11 in Hamburg, NY
Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News
Contact:

Helen Domske, NY Sea Grant, P: 716-645-3610, E: hmd4@cornell.edu

Kara Lynn Dunn, Publicist, P: 315-465-7578, E: karalynn@gisco.net


Buffalo, NY, April 1, 2013 - New York Sea Grant, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan, and the Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY are hosting the 2013 New York Sea Grant State of Lake Erie meeting Thursday, April 11 from 7pm to 9pm at the Southtowns Walleye Association Club House, 5895 Southwestern Boulevard, in Hamburg, NY.

The featured presentations will address:
  • The Status of the Warm Water Fish Community
    with NYSDEC Lake Erie Unit Leader Don Einhouse

  • The Status of the Cold Water Fish Community
    with NYSDEC Senior Fishery Biologist Jim Markham

  • The New Western New York PRISM: Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management with Dr. Christopher Pennuto of Buffalo State College

  • A US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Program Update
    with USFWS Fishery Biologist Denise L. Clay.
The program is free to attend. For details and directions, contact New York Sea Grant (NYSG) Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske, NYSG Great Lakes Program, University of Buffalo, 716-645-3610, hmd4@cornell.edu.


More Info:

New York Sea Grant (NYSG), a cooperative program of Cornell University and the State University of New York, is one of 33 university-based programs under the National Sea Grant College Program (NSGCP) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NSGCP engages this network of the nation’s top universities in conducting scientific research, education, training and extension projects designed to foster science-based decisions about the use and conservation of our aquatic resources. Through its statewide network of integrated services, NYSG has been promoting coastal vitality, environmental sustainability, and citizen awareness about the State’s marine and Great Lakes resources since 1971.

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