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October 2020

Great Lakes Aquaculture Day 2020

October 10

The Great Lakes Aquaculture Day is a chance for those interested in aquaculture, and its products, to learn more. Presentations, panel discussions, and cooking demos will happen throughout the day.

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Equity and the Environment: Michigan LCV’s 2020 Virtual Gala

October 14
Online

On October 14, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters will be joined by state and local leaders who have shown outstanding dedication in addressing climate change, ensuring equitable access to clean water and air, and protecting Michigan’s most treasured natural resources.

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Great Lakes Observing System 2020 Annual Meeting

October 14
Online

Join GLOS for the 2020 Annual Meeting online on October 14, 2020, to hear from GLOS leadership about the past year at GLOS and upcoming plans.

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WaterTalk: Riverscapes and Lifeways – Biocultural Diversity and River Flow Management

October 15
Online

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Rebecca Tharme, Fellow in Residence at the LE STUDIUM Loire Valley Institute for Advanced Studies, presents, "Riverscapes and Lifeways - Biocultural Diversity and River Flow Management."

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Conservation Talk Tuesdays: Connecting Youth with the Outdoors in Detroit: Cultivating the Next Generation of Naturalists and Conservationists

October 20
Online

The MSU Extension Conservation Stewards Program presents a free six-part webinar series on Tuesdays in October (20, 27th), November (10, 24th) and December (8, 15th) 2020 from noon to 1:00pm (Eastern time) features speakers exploring conservation efforts and innovative ecosystem-based management approaches in Michigan.

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Conservation Talk Tuesdays: Up-close and personal with bears, American marten, fisher, and deer

October 27
Online

The MSU Extension Conservation Stewards Program presents a free six-part webinar series on Tuesdays in October (20, 27th), November (10, 24th) and December (8, 15th) 2020 from noon to 1:00pm (Eastern time) features speakers exploring conservation efforts and innovative ecosystem-based management approaches in Michigan.

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Michigan Chapter SWCS Workshop Webinar and Annual Business Meeting

October 27
Online

The Michigan Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society is hosting a Workshop Webinar titled "Floating Wetland Treatment of Subsurface Drainage." Their annual meeting will also be held the morning of October 27; you may register for one or both events.

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27th Annual River Symposium – Virtual

October 29
Online

The 27th Annual River Symposium theme is "River Health: Past, Present & Future."  All symposium talks will be available online and will focus on the health of our freshwater ecosystems.

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Great Lakes Advisory Board Public Meeting

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

The re-established Great Lakes Advisory Board (GLAB) will conduct its first virtual public meeting on October 29th, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time. The GLAB is one of EPA’s federal advisory committees and is chartered to provide EPA with advice and recommendations on matters related to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and on domestic matters related to implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between the U.S. and Canada.

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Interagency Ecological Restoration Quality Committee (IERQC) Monthly Webinar Series – October 2020

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

This event is a monthly webinar for restoration practitioners to share quality practices in ecological restoration. The October Webinar is by Dr. David Kriska, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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