St. Louis River Alliance

Restoring the St. Louis River Estuary: A Celebration of Progress

Tuesday October 1, 2019 5:30 PM
 

Please join us as we celebrate the restoration progress being made in the St. Louis River Area of Concern.

Restoring the St. Louis River Estuary: A Celebration of Progress
Tuesday, October 1st from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Barkers Island Conference Center
300 Marina Drive | Superior, Wisconsin

This event is FREE and open to the public, please RSVP.

Event Details:
Join Area of Concern Coordinators as they discuss recent successes and future projects to address historic impairments in the estuary. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered!
Network with other community members dedicated to the river, while enjoying light refreshments and a cash bar.
At 6:00 p.m., a panel of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Tribal experts will give an update on fish recovery in the Area of Concern.

Brought to you by:
Staff from the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the St. Louis River Alliance and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds support this event, as provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

About the Area of Concern:
In 1987, the St. Louis River was designated as one of the 43 Areas of Concern on the Great Lakes due to significant issues with water pollution and degraded aquatic habitat. Most of the projects that address these historic impacts are located in the St. Louis estuary in Minnesota and Wisconsin.