The Great Lakes: Michigan’s Water Heritage

Date: March 8, 2016 - March 8, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Auditorium, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Michigan’s Draft Water Strategy is a 30-year strategy to ensure that Michigan’s water resources support healthy ecosystems, citizens, communities and economies. This year’s Great Lakes conference will feature presentations that relate to goals of the water strategy. Talks will focus on food web changes and the collapse of the Chinook salmon populations, target levels for reducing harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, sturgeon populations, beach pathogens, net-pen aquaculture, water use, recreation adventures and approaches by beer breweries to minimize water use.

The conference is free and open to the public; however, advanced registration by Friday, March 4 is requested. For conference information, contact Lois Wolfson, Michigan State University, Institute of Water Research, 1405 S. Harrison Road, Suite 101, East Lansing, MI 48823 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); or Michelle Selzer, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Office of the Great Lakes, PO Box 30473, Lansing, MI 48909 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). To register on the Web or to find updates to the agenda, visit To register by phone, call 517-353-3742.