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Northern Green Expo

January 11-12, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN

Wednesday 1/11: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 1/12: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Advance registration fees required.
For details go to: http://northerngreen.org/im-attending

Visit us at booth #140 at the Northern Green Expo to learn how to protect your natural environment by not releasing unwanted fish and aquatic plants. The issue is relevant to everyone, but especially to those who enjoy aquaria, backyard ponds and water gardens. Increased scrutiny on our activities and their perceived linkages with the growing challenge known as invasive species requires us to show how we value and protect the environment.

If you have acquired an undesirable aquatic plant or fish species for your aquarium or water garden, it is important not to release these plants or animals into the environment. While most of these organisms will die, some may be able to survive. And a smaller number of those that do survive have the potential to create negative impacts on our natural environment and our wallets and misperceptions about our hobbies.

So, if you are faced with the situation of having an undesirable species, what can you do? By choosing between several alternatives, you can properly dispose of these unwanted aquatic plants or fish.

Mark your calendar to join us for a Habitattitude-Surrender event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on January 28, 2017 in Bloomington, MN at the Lutheran Church of the Redemption gymnasium. This event will held in conjunction with the Minnesota Aquarium Society's day-long auction.

Co-sponsors and partners include the Minnesota Aquarium Society and the St. Croix River Association.

For more information, contact Ryan Hueffmeier, rhueffme@d.umn.edu.

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