Join Us for the "Aquatic Ecology in the North" Webinar November 22, 2023

November, 13 2023

Join Us for the "Aquatic Ecology in the North" Webinar!

Get ready for an informative virtual event from the Laurier Northern Webinar Series, titled "Aquatic Ecology in the North." This session will be held on November 22, 2023, at 1:00 PM MST. The webinar promises to delve into the diverse aquatic ecosystems of northern territories and the latest research on their inhabitants and environmental status.

Webinar Presentations

Our webinar will feature several speakers who are actively engaged in aquatic ecological research:

Dr. Heidi Swanson will discuss the presence of mercury in fish from Dehcho Lakes, an important topic for both ecological health and local communities.

Rosie Smith, PhD candidate, and Eric H. Htokolok will share insights into Arctic Char populations in the Coppermine River and surrounding areas of Kugluktuk, Nunavut, offering a closer look at this key northern species.

Dr. Jordan Musetta Lambert will explore the effects of beaver activity on freshwater food webs and biodiversity in the western Canadian Arctic, providing a unique perspective on ecosystem interactions.

Dr. Mike Palmer, Aurora Research Institute North Slave Research Center (Yellowknife) Manager, will address the possibilities of ecological recovery in subarctic lakes affected by mining and municipal activities, discussing the impact of aerator installation on these delicate water bodies.

Registration Details

To secure your spot at this engaging session, please register ahead of time through this Zoom link:

We invite you to join us for a session full of valuable discussions and insights into northern aquatic ecology. This is your chance to hear from specialists in the field and expand your understanding of northern water ecosystems.

We're excited to have you with us for this educational research gathering!