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BIENNIAL SHORELINE AND and SHALLOWS CONFERENCE

By January 21, 2019 No Comments
By:  Lois Wolfson, PhD, MSU

Date: Thursday, March 7

Time: 9:30am – 3:45pm

Place: Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership will host its biennial Shoreline and Shallows Conference on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. This year’s conference focuses on the impacts of moderate and high-energy waves on lake shorelines. It will also include information on lake levels, native plant communities along shorelines and healthy shorelines and fish responses.

Contractors, state and local governments, educators, non-profit organizations, lake suppliers, native plant growers, landscape designers, and lakefront property owners will all benefit by attending this program.

Visit www.mishorelinepartnership.org/events for more information, an agenda, and to register; or contact Lois Wolfson at wolfson1@msu.edu; 517-353-9222 for other questions.  Cost is $45 ($55 after March 1) ($20 for full-time students) and includes lunch, materials and breaks. Co-sponsors for the conference include the Institute of Water Research, Michigan State University, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and MSU Extension.  Conference contributors include GEI Consultants and Wildtype.