“Plastic Waters” Exhibit August 2nd – August 26th

The Lake Erie Seaway Trail Visitor Center is pleased to announce the arrival of a unique exhibit that shows in graphic form the harmful effects of plastic pollution in our oceans and lakes and the inspiring solutions that can sustain these waters.

“Plastic Waters: From the Great Lakes to the Oceans”

“A unique exhibit that shows in graphic form the harmful effects of plastic pollution in our oceans and lakes” 

Was designed to educate communities around the Great Lakes region about the ecological impact of plastic pollution, and offer solutions by using an eclectic collection of artifacts from around the world.  Combing art and science, the exhibit is a unique and sometimes surprising display that tells the story of our plastic-infested waters.

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See the impact of plastics in the Great Lakes on aquatic wildlife such as this fish depicted below.

rainbow runner fish plastic gut_photo courtesy 5 Gyres

Exhibit Hours:  Every Monday, Wednesday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

More info:   HERE  ,  HERE and  HERE

Lake Erie Seaway Trail Exhibit Sponsors:

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“Plastic Waters”  is the product of a partnership between the “Alliance of the Great Lakes” and the“5-Gyres Institute”

For more information on these organizations:

Alliance of the Great Lakes                                                    

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5-Gyres Institute                   

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Welcome to a New Season- 2014!

 

We have been working hard all winter to bring you some amazing events for the 2014 season. Here is what we have coming up:

Friday, May 2, 2014- Luna Over Lake Erie- The Buffalo Astronomical Association will be bringing back their telescopes for us to watch the moon set over Lake Erie. See our pictures from our April event.  *****This event has been POSTPONED due to weather******

Saturday, May 31, 2014-  Annual Open House- This year we will not only be bringing back some of our favorites from last years events but join us for Zumba, yoga, face painting, music, food and more.

 

Stay tuned for many other events we will be bringing you!

 

 

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