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Lake Appreciation Days at Lacawac Sanctuary
July 16 - July 17
Join us for a series of hands-on activities focused on exploring, learning about, and enjoying lakes!
All events will be held at Lacawac Sanctuary and will be led by lake scientists.
Saturday, July 16th:
9:30 am: Harmful Algal Blooms: A Primer
Heard about harmful algal blooms in the news? Discover what they are, how to spot them, and what to do about them…
2:00 pm: Lake Insects: “Bugs” who share your lakes
Insects are key part of lake food webs. Explore the diversity of these animals that share your lakes…
Sunday, July 17th:
9:00 am: Ecology of Aquatic Plants
Aquatic plants are some of the most visible lake organisms. Learn what makes them unique and how to spot an invasive species…
12:00 pm: Lunch with a Scientist
What would you ask a lake scientist if you could? Join us for lunch and ask our scientists all your lake questions…(registration required)
2:00 pm: Paddle on Lake Lacawac
Enjoy a quiet afternoon paddling on Lake Lacawac, a pristine glacial lake and National Natural Landmark…(registration required)
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