Dr. Seth Moore: Hazardous Spills Training & Mercury in Fish

Boom training in Grand Portage
Boom training in Grand Portage

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August 24, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

The Grand Portage Reservation is located in the extreme northeast corner of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Cook County. Bordered on the north by Canada, on the south and east by Lake Superior and on the west by Grand Portage State Forest, the reservation encompasses a historic fur trade site with spectacular northwoods Lake Superior shoreline.

The band engages in fisheries and wildlife research projects throughout the year, working with moose, wolves, fish, deer, grouse, and environmental issues. Dr. Moore appears regularly on WTIP North Shore Community Radio's A.M. Calendar program, talking about the band's current and ongoing projects.

In this segment, Dr. Moore talks about marine training exercises in Grand Portage to prepare for possible spills, mercury in the environment, and fish advisories.  Produced by Carah Thomas.

Photo courtesy Grand Portage Trust Lands


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