Pollution specialist to speak Thursday at WWU in Bellingham

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDOctober 22, 2013 

BELLINGHAM - A wetland scientist will speak at the Western Washington University campus about water pollution in Whatcom and Skagit counties.

Lee First's talk, "Our Water: Exploring the Streams, Rivers, and Marine Shorelines of Whatcom and Skagit Counties," will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Communications Facility building, Room 105. The free, public presentation is part of Western's Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series.

First, a Huxley grad and a pollution prevention specialist with RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, will talk about her work documenting water pollution in the two counties. Time will be set aside for questions.

For more information, call Huxley College at 360-650-3520.

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