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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE: May 1, 2009
CONTACT: Sara Steiner, (603) 271-2658

Workshop Offered for Volunteers Interested in Lake Monitoring

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Volunteer Lake As-sessment Program (VLAP) is holding its annual workshop on Saturday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at DES’s office building in Concord. Workshop participants will learn about VLAP and how to: become part of an important program that helps monitor the state’s water quality, iden-tify aquatic plants, and utilize lake sampling techniques. Also, workshop attendees will learn more about cyanobacteria and its potential link to neurodegenerative diseases. In addition to the popular lake ecology and aquatic plant identification sessions, a special guest will present on how you can volunteer for the Loon Preservation Society.

You won’t want to miss this exciting workshop!

What: Volunteer Lake Assessment Program Annual Workshop
Where: NH Department of Environmental Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH
When: Saturday, May 16, 2009
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 registration fee

To register on-line go to http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/vlap/categories/training.htm. For more in-formation, please contact Sara Steiner, VLAP Coordinator, at (603) 271-2658, or email sara.steiner@des.nh.gov.

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