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Science Pub at Axe & Fiddle - Mercury in Our Environment

  • Presented By:
  • Dates:
    February 28, 2017 - December 26, 2017
  • Recurrence:
    Recurring monthly on the 4th Tuesday
  • Location:
  • Address:
    657 E Main St, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
  • Phone:
    541.767.9717
  • Time:
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Price:
    Free
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Welcome the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Black Butte Mine Superfund Site Project Team members Dave Tomten, Chris Eckley, Bryn Thoms and Howard Young for an informational session about mercury in our environment. Discuss the importance of mercury contamination prevention in the Cottage Grove Reservoir. Mining Geochemist Chris Eckley will explain his research on mercury methylation in the reservoir. The Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council hosts a free monthly public meeting series called the Coast Fork Science Pub on the fourth Tuesday of each month. The event begins with informal socializing, trivia, prizes and updates about the watershed and watershed council during the first hour. Then the Science Pub presentation begins at 6 p.m. 

Science Pub at Axe & Fiddle - Mercury in Our Environment