Rice Reflections speaker to talk about lake cleanup efforts

The Rice Creek Reflections program of SUNY Oswego’s Rice Creek Biological Field Station will feature Michael Spada, research scientist for the Upstate Freshwater Institute, in a Saturday, March 12, presentation.

The free talk will begin at 3 p.m. at Rice Creek, off Thompson Road, south of the main SUNY Oswego campus.

Spada will discuss Onondaga Lake cleanup efforts. The Upstate Freshwater Institute and its staff have conducted research on what was once called the nation’s most polluted lake for more than 25 years. The institute maintains a technical staff holding degrees in biology, chemistry and environmental engineering. UFI also conducts cooperative research projects on freshwater systems with local scientists and engineers.

For more information about Rice Creek, visit http://www.oswego.edu/ricecreek or call 315-216-6877.

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(Posted: Feb 18, 2011)