Our monthly meetings are the first Wednesday of the month September through May in room E-2370 at Lake Superior College, 2101 Trinity Road, Duluth. They are free and open to the public.

Sulfate in the Freshwater Ecosystem: Sources, Impacts and Mitigation

November 7, 7:00pm

Lake Superior College – 2101 Trinity Rd, Duluth – Room S-2964

Speaker:  Dr. Chanlan Chun, from the UMD Natural Resources Research Institute

Free and Open to the Public

Dr. Chun is working on cutting-edge research to find ways to remove sulfate from the discharge of copper-nickel mining and  other sources. The title of her talk is "Sulfate in the Freshwater Ecosystem: Sources, Impacts and Mitigation". This will be an opportunity to learn the latest on possible technology to treat for sulfate pollution to water which is a huge problem causing acid mine drainage, methyl mercury contamination in fish and and damage to wild rice. Don't miss it!

For more information contact: 

Rich Staffon, President, W. J. McCabe Chapter, IWLA, 218-879-3186

About Our Programs and Clinics

Every year the Chapter hosts several events. Most are primarily aimed at increasing youth participation in wholesome outdoor adventures and in environmental education.

  • Save Our Streams
  • Spring Youth Fishing Clinic (March or April)
  • Fall Youth Waterfowl Clinic (usually mid-September)
  • Hunter Safety Class
  • Send volunteers annually to teach at the YMCA camp and Laurentian Environmental Learning Center.
  • We've also hosted several professional level workshops for adults. Our most recent was a very successful 3-day community sustainability forum. We've also held workshops on sustainable tourism and forestry practices.

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