Public Meeting on the Great Lakes - Your Voice: Detroit
The International Joint Commission will be holding six public meetings in Great Lakes communities to hear your views about how the Great Lakes are faring, and what Canada and the United States should do to restore and protect them. Now's the time to speak up for the lakes you love. Also: Canadians are welcome and encouraged to attend. Agenda Detroit, MI - March 21, 2017 Gather and Welcome IJC Presentation: You are the Voice of the Great Lakes Local Presentations: Dr. Joan Rose Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Michigan State University Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife - "Swimability" and Human Health on Great Lakes Beaches Kyle Moxley Research Consultant for the Global Health Initiative of the Henry Ford Health System and Emily Kutil Adjunct Professor, University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture and Member of We the People of Detroit Community Research Collaborative - "Drinkability" and Research on Health Implications of Detroit Water Shutoffs Ali Shakoor Ph.D. Student, Wayne State University Department of Biological Sciences and decorated competitive angler - "Fishability" in Southeastern Michigan Waters: Eat Safe Fish Public Comment Period: Please limit your comments to three minutes. Closing: Comments from Commissioners and thank you IJC’s Great Lakes Public Meetings will be held at the following locations: March 2, 2017: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario March 21, 2017: Detroit, Michigan March 22, 2017: Sarnia, Ontario March 23, 2017: Toledo, Ohio March 28, 2017: Buffalo, New York March 29, 2017: St. Catharines, Ontario Visit ParticipateIJC.org to learn more.