Presentation to Discuss Causes of Algae in Saginaw Bay

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director Steven E. Chester announced on Nov. 15 that the DEQ, Save Our Shorelines, and Senator Jim Barcia will be hosting a public presentation on the causes of algae in Saginaw Bay. The meeting is being presented as part of the Saginaw Bay Coastal Initiative with the goal of helping area residents better understand the various causes of algae levels being seen in Saginaw Bay.

Juli Dyble, a biologist with the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, will give her science-based presentation on Nov. 30, at Caseville High School starting at 6:30 p.m. .

More information on the on-going efforts of the Saginaw Bay Coastal Initiative is available at http://www.michigan.gov/deq, under "Issues to Watch."

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2006 issue of Environmental Protection.

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