Do you have questions about Asian carps? Are you concerned about how they could impact the Great Lakes if they were to establish? Or, do you just want to learn more about them? If so, then join us for an information session ! This event welcomes anglers, boaters, commercial fishermen, cottagers, Great Lakes enthusiasts, and interested members of the public!
WHERE:Point Pelee National Park Visitor Centre, 1812 Point Pelee Dr., Leamington, Ontario
WHEN:Monday, August 19th, 2019 from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
This FREE event will consist of:
  • Informative booths where you can network with experts and learn about Asian carps through displays;
  • A formal presentation from Fisheries and Oceans Canada on early detection and response and;
  • A discussion period with a panel of experts including representatives from the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Invasive Species Centre, and more!
Agenda
6:30 PM: Booths and networking
7:00 PM: Presentation from Fisheries and Oceans Canada
7:30 PM: Award Ceremony
7:45 PM: Question and discussion period with panel of experts
9:00 PM: Doors close
Light refreshments will be provided.
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Brad grew up at the family cottage on Lake Simcoe using both powerboats and sailboats. A veteran journalist with large national daily newspapers, outdoor interest magazines, and syndicated television shows, Brad has entertained and educated readers for over 25 years with his unique family-inclusive perspective. His favorite pastime is teaching others to use their boats to access the freedom and beauty of a Life Afloat. Brad, his wife, and their three daughters have traveled and boated all over North America and the Caribbean, but choose to keep their "floating home" on the fresh waters of Central Ontario.