Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Millcreek Twp, Erie County Offers New Video On Aquatic Invasive Species

Millcreek Township in Erie County and WQLN-TV have produced a new video on aquatic invasive species and what citizens can do to recognize these species and prevent their spread.
Dr. James Grazio, Aquatic Biologists with DEP’s Office of the Great Lakes, discusses the environmental, economic and health impacts of just a few of the invasive species like zebra mussels, the Asian or Big Head carp and sea lamprey.
Click Here to watch the video.
For more information on invasive species, visit the Fish and Boat Commission Aquatic Invasive Species and the Stop Aquatic Hitchhiker webpages.
The Pennsylvania Sea Grant Program in Erie also has helpful information on their Aquatic Invasive Species webpage.
DEP’s Office of the Great Lakes, located at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center in Erie, can be contacted by calling 814-833-7474.

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