1st Friday Focus On The Environment: Michigan, Lake Erie And Algal Blooms
The annual, summer algae bloom has hit Lake Erie. That’s not all. Agricultural run-off, in some way, affects many of Michigan’s rivers streams and more than 11, 000 inland lakes. Explore the causes, impacts and search for solutions in this month’s edition of “1st Friday Focus on the Environment.” Lisa Wozniak of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters and Tom Zimnicki of the Michigan Environmental Council share their perspectives with WEMU’s David Fair.
Lisa’s career spans over two decades of environmental and conservation advocacy in the political arena. She is a nationally- recognized expert in non-profit growth and management and a leader in Great Lakes protections. Lisa is a three-time graduate from the University of Michigan, with a Bachelors Degree and two ensuing Masters Degrees in Social Work and Education.
Lisa serves a co-host and content partner in 89.1 WEMU's '1st Friday Focus on the Environment.'
As Agriculture Policy Director of the Michigan Environmental Council, Tom Zimnicki leads MEC’s efforts in advancing a policy agenda focused on innovative and pragmatic ideas that encourage environmentally sustainable agriculture throughout Michigan.
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