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Scholars Day: April 11, 2012

Ecological and Societal Effects of Dwindling Salmonid Populations Due to Overfishing, Overexploitation and Human Water Use Practices

The researcher investigates the links between overfishing, overexploitation and short-sighted water use policy and their severe impacts on salmonid populations. Discussed will be how land development and overexploitation have negatively affected these important aquatic animals. Additionally, this presentation highlights some recovery tactics that can be pursued in order to protect both the species potentially at risk.

Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.
Presenter: Justin Pitts (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Environmental Science
Location: 122 Hartwell
Time: 2:45 pm Session IV