PFAs and the health of our local watersheds. Lead in our municipal water. The health of the Great Lakes and our oceans. The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is pleased to partner with Kent District Library on a series that explores water issues regionally and globally and delves into how our community can be better stewards of this precious resource.
All sessions take place at:
Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Kent District Library
4950 Breton SE, Kentwood, MI 49508.
Sessions begin at 6:30 p.m. and are open to the public. No reservations needed. Free admission. Free parking.
State of the Oceans: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Dr. David E. Guggenheim, The Ocean Doctor
State of Our Ground Water: Monday, April 15, 2019
Garret Ellison, MLive
Dr. Gail Heffner, Plaster Creek Stewards
Dr. Dave Warners, Plaster Creek Stewards
Dr. Richard R. Rediske, Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI)
Moderated by Elaine Sterrett Isely, West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC)
Learning from the Flint Water Crisis: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Anna Clark, author of The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy
State of the Great Lakes: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Dr. Mark Luttenton, Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute