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Phrag in the Bag: Phragmites Control in the St. Louis River Estuary
A free, informal speaker series about the St. Louis River Estuary in Duluth-Superior
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs are starting the fifth year of science café-type evening talks about the estuary.
These informal, free “River Talks” begin in October and will be held monthly through May at the Reserve’s new Estuarium interpretive center on Barker’s Island in Superior, Wisconsin.
The first River Talk, “Phrag in the Bag: Phragmites Control in the St. Louis River Estuary” is scheduled for Wed., Oct. 11, 7 p.m. at the Estuarium (3 Marina Dr., Superior, Wis.), Brandon Van Tassel with the Duluth Stream Corps will describe why the presence of phragmites is a problem, and current efforts to control it.