River Talk to Feature Two Talks in March

The next monthly River Talk is scheduled for Wed., Mar. 18, 7 p.mat Amazing Grace Cafe (394 S. Lake Ave., Duluth, Minn.) Caitie McCoy with Illinois Indiana Sea Grant and Susan Johnson with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will present, “Restoring the Spirit to the River: The U.S. Steel Superfund Site on Spirit Lake.”

A special bonus talk in conjunction with the St. Louis River Summit will be held on Tues., Mar. 31, 7:30 p.m. at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) Learning Center (3 Marina Dr., Barker’s Island, Superior, Wis.) Lizzie Condon, a former staffer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will present, “The St. Louis River in Your own Words: Results from NOAA’s Stakeholder Engagement Interviews in the St. Louis River Estuary.” Refreshments will be provided.

Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Lake Superior NERR have teamed up to offer this series of science café-type evening talks about the St. Louis River Estuary. These informal “River Talks” are held monthly through June.

Check the River Talk website for details about upcoming talks. If you miss a talk, visit Wisconsin Sea Grant’s “Great Lakes Takes” blog for a summary.