Microplastics in the Great Lakes Webinar

Chinook Salmon with Plastic Bag in the Great Lakes

Join us for an illuminating and critical webinar on "Microplastics in the Great Lakes," a pressing environmental issue with far-reaching implications for human health, ecological balance, and Michigan's economy. This engaging online event takes place on Thursday, January 25, at 7:00 PM EST via Zoom.

Art HirschDelve into the world of microplastics with our esteemed speaker, Art Hirsch, a seasoned environmental engineering consultant with over 30 years of experience. Hailing from Michigan and a proud alumnus of Michigan State University and the University of Colorado, Art brings a wealth of knowledge in water quality, sustainability, and climate change risk, with a dedicated focus on microplastics.

In this thought-provoking presentation, Art will explore the various types and sources of microplastics, the current legislation surrounding them, and the pivotal local and global actions needed for mitigation. His insights will shed light on the pathways through which microplastics impact our environment and the proactive steps we can take to address this looming challenge in the Great Lakes.

Art's commitment to the cause is evident in his active role with the Michigan Sierra Club and the Michigan Microplastics Coalition. He passionately advocates for education, outreach, and the development of impactful federal and state legislation to combat microplastic pollution.

A brief panel discussion and audience Q&A will follow the webinar.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of a critical environmental issue from an expert. Whether you're a concerned citizen, environmental enthusiast, or professional in the field, this webinar promises to be both enlightening and inspiring.


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Please reserve your free spot below for a session that promises to transform how you view our precious Great Lakes and the stealthy threat of microplastics. Your participation is a step towards a more sustainable future for our waters and world. You will receive your Zoom link by email after registration.

January 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm Eastern
Online via Zoom
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