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September 2017

LMC Activities

Ann Hesselsweet, Tom Jackson, and Michele Smith conducted activities for 3rd grade students at the Muskegon Water Festival held on September 21st and 22nd.

Shirley McIntire and Michele Smith represented AWRI at a booth at the Salmon Festival in Grand Haven on September 16th.

Emma Rice, graduate student working with Jim McNair, successfully passed her Qualifying Exam on September 21st.

Al Steinman attended a meeting of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Science Collaborative Advisory Board in Ann Arbor on September 19th and 20th.  His 3-yr term is now over with this group.

Al Steinman was interviewed by Shelley Irwin with WGVU, in-studio on September 29th.

Janet Vail has joined the board of the Merlin Global Initiative.  See https://www.merlinglobal.org/   “Voyages of the Merlin” will take its audience to waterways all over the globe, from the Mississippi to the Ganges and beyond. Viewers, whether on line or on public television, will discover the culture and history that sprang up from these waters and discover what people around the globe are doing to save this vital resource.