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Communication Associate: Public Relations | Lori Melton | | (218) 726-8830

November 8, 2004
Susan Beasy Latto, Director, UMD Public Relations, (218) 726-8830,
Tim Larson, Instructor, UMD Department of Composition, (218) 724- 6963,

The Duluth Audubon Society presents:
Jesse Schomberg
Extension Educator for UMD and the Minnesota Sea Grant Program
Speaking On
Linking Land Use to Water Quality on the North Shore

Thursday, November 11, 7:00 PM
Peace United Church of Christ (Peace Church)
1111 N. 11Th Ave. East, Duluth

Free and Open to the Public

Water-quality expert Jesse Schomberg will describe how land use affects water quality. He will describe changes in water quality in the North Shore region of Lake Superior, explain problems development can cause, and outline actions we can take to protect our water resources.

There are 43 streams in the City of Duluth, including 14 that support trout.

Jesse Schomberg is an assistant professor with the Minnesota Sea Grant program, working with communities on water quality and land-use planning.

The presentation will be accompanied by an exhibit of watercolor paintings of Duluth streams by Tim Larson, Instructor in the UMD Composition Department.

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