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Heavy Metals, PFAS, Cyanotoxins in Maine Lakes Risk assessment approaches to Toxic Substances

Breana Bennett

Presented by Breana Bennett; scheduled for August 12th at 4 PM

This presentation will discuss how Maine CDC determines how much is too much chemical contamination in fish tissue and how that is considered in deriving fish consumption advisories. This will be discussed in the context of the statewide fish consumption advisory for methylmercury and the emerging PFAS contaminants. The presentation will also discuss the challenges in developing advisories for harmful algal blooms.

 

Register Here August 12, 4 PM

 


LSM’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Video

The production of this video was made possible thanks to a generous donation from

 Thank you for helping us celebrate and commemorate our 50th anniversary by sharing your personal LSM story!

Other activities we have been doing for our 50th Anniversary can be found HERE

 

Thank you for making this year special!



 

Contact information

Contact us at:     Phone: 207-783-7733       Email: stewards@lakestewardsme.org

Hours of visitation at LSM Office:
  Mondays 9:00am - 3:00pm         Wednesdays 9:00am - 3:00pm
  Thursdays 11:00am - 3:00pm       Or by appointment

Our Mission

Lake Stewards of Maine (LSM) works to protect Maine lakes and to promote lake stewardship through widespread citizen participation in the gathering and dissemination of credible scientific information pertaining to lake health.

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LSM is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the collection of information pertaining to lake water quality. For 50 years, trained volunteers throughout Maine have donated their time so that we may all learn more about one of Maine’s most beautiful and important resources — our lakes.