Most people know water runs downhill from mountain to sea. But they may not be aware of what gets picked up along the way, things like human waste, animal feces and storm water full of nutrients and pesticides from farm fields.
Registration is now open for the Maine EPSCoR State Conference. The conference is free! Please complete the registration form here: http://umaine.edu/epscor/home/upcoming-events/
Maine EPSCoR State Conference
December 1, 2014
Wells Conference Center
7:30 am - 5 pm
Keynote Address: Ted Ames, MacArthur Fellow, fisherman and applied scientist
UNH's research associate professor Steve Jones is looking at environmental conditions that favor Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a pathogenic strain commonly found in oysters. He hopes to one day be able to tell fisherman when it is safe to harvest and when not to.