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See the information below. Yes, I know it is in Toronto on a Thursday but they are having a webinar if people are interested.

"There has been a lot of interest in participating in the forum but we understand that not everybody will be able to make it to Toronto. We are happy to offer the ability to watch the forum via a webinar. If you are interested in participating remotely please contact Paul Angelone at [email protected] in order to RSVP. Prior to the conference, he will send out an invite that will include the teleconference number and webinar logon information. We look forward to having you join the event. Also, you are welcome to forward this invitation to your networks.


Deborah Sparks

Invasive Species Centre

1219 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2E5

Tel: (705) 541-5771 Fax: (705) 541-5768 Mobile: (705) 255-8301

Email: [email protected]"

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You Are Invited to an Asian Carp Public Forum

November 8, 2012 in Toronto

As our members and supporters know, an Asian Carp invasion to the Great Lakes is a threat to both the United States and Canada.

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, and the Canada-Ontario Invasive Species Centre will co-host an Asian Carp Public Forum from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on November 8, 2012 at the Palais Royale in Toronto, Ontario. The forum addresses ongoing public concerns in Canada about the potential impacts of Asian carp if they were to establish themselves in the Great Lakes. The public, organizations, and media are invited to this event to hear from a wide range of U.S. and Canadian agencies about actions being taken to reduce these threats.

Nearly two dozen expert speakers will be presenting on everything from Chicago area control strategies to stopping carp at the border. Speakers include representatives from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Department of Fisheries of Oceans Canada, U.S. Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission and many more. Look for Great Lakes United's own Jennifer Nalbone on the non-government organization panel!

Event Details

What: Asian Carp Public Forum

Where: Palais Royale, Toronto, Ontario

Who: The public, organizations, members of the media

When: November 8, 2012, 8:30am to 4:30pm (EST)

To register for this event, please visit: http://invasivespeciescentre.ca/asiancarp/

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