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Saturday, July 21, 2012
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Microplastic Sampling on Lake Erie Beaches with Marcus Eriksen

Join Dr. Marcus Eriksen from The 5 Gyres Institute as he demonstrates how to sample small bits of plastic, or microplastics, on the beach. Learn how our beaches compare to other Great Lake beaches and how to prevent plastic pollution on our beaches and in the Lake. Beaches to be sampled are: Huntington Beach at 9:00a.m.

Lower Edgewater State Park Beach at 11:00 a.m.

Euclid Beach at 2:00 p.m.

Contact Cathi Lehn for more information- clehn@cmnh.org. Sponsored by The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo/Cleveland Zoological Society and the Burning River FoundationJoin Dr. Marcus Eriksen from The 5 Gyres Institute as he demonstrates how to sample small bits of plastic, or microplastics, on the beach. Learn how our beaches compare to other Great Lake beaches and how to prevent plastic pollution on our beaches and in the Lake. Beaches to be sampled are: Huntington Beach at 9:00a.m. Lower Edgewater State Park Beach at 11:00 a.m. Euclid Beach at 2:00 p.m. Contact Cathi Lehn for more information- clehn@cmnh.org. Sponsored by The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo/Cleveland Zoological Society and the Burning River Foundation

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