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Mar 19, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 301 Peninsula Dr Erie, PA 16505

March 2019  – Agenda

“Invasive Species in the Great Lakes from the Front Lines”

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019 the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Pennsylvania Sea Grant hosted the spring 2019 Pennsylvania Lake Erie Environmental Forum (PA LEEF), at the Tom Ridge Education Center in Erie, PA. The discussions focused around the topic “Invasive Species in the Great Lakes from the Front Lines.”  Featured speakers included PA DEP Great Lakes Biologist, Dr. Jim Grazio, whose presentation focused on early detection of aquatic invasive species, Pennsylvania Sea Grant’s Extension Leader, Sara Stahlman, whose presentation focused on responding to aquatic invasive species introductions in PA, Regional Science Consortium Executive Director, Dr. Jeanette Schnars, who focused on harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, and PA DEP Great Lakes Office Chief, Tim Bruno, who provided a round-up of Great Lakes related activities and issues.


  • Early Detection of Aquatic Invasive Species, Dr. Jim Grazio, Great Lakes Biologist, PA DEP
  • Responding to Aquatic Invasive Species Introductions in PA, Sara Stahlman, Extension Leader, PA Sea Grant
  • Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie, Jeanette Schnars, Ph.D., Executive Director, Regional Science Consortium
  • Great Lakes Round Up, Tim Bruno, Chief, Great Lakes Office, PA DEP

For access to agenda, presentations, and summary contact us!

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