Webinar 4/12

Charismatic Crustaceans:
What Columbia River Crayfish Can Teach Us

Please join us on Friday, April 12, 2024, for our webinar “Charismatic Crustaceans: What Columbia River Crayfish Can Teach Us” featuring Dr. Alan Kolok.

In this webinar we'll dive into how researchers use crayfish to better understand water quality and impacts of toxic pollution—and how you can make a difference for clean water and the people and critters that depend on it.

Crawfish Closeup

Join us for a 60-minute webinar on Columbia River crayfish and community-based participatory science on Friday, April, 12, 2024, from 12 - 1 p.m. PST

RSVP today and tell your friends. This webinar is free and open to the public!

Crayfish, Crawfish, Crawdads, Mudbugs—no matter what you call them, there is a lot we can learn from these charismatic crustaceans. Join us to hear Dr. Alan Kolok discuss his exciting research working with Columbia River communities to use crayfish to help us better understand water quality and the impacts of pollution throughout the Columbia River Basin. These fascinating creatures have a lot to teach us.

Dr. Alan Kolok is a professor of toxicology at the University of Idaho. He has published over 95 scientific papers and has written two books, including the nonfiction book Modern Poisons: A Brief Introduction to Contemporary Toxicology. His current project uses community-based participatory science to increase monitoring for mercury in the Columbia River Basin.