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March 2011 Science Cafe

March 2011 science cafe

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Date: February 15, 2011
Contact: Gregg Bruff, 906-387-2607, ext. 208

Thursday, March 17, 7 p.m., at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore, 104 E Munising Ave., Munising. 

"Ground Forces: Developing a Coordinated Attack on non-Native Invasive Species" 

March's speaker is Teri Grout, Executive Director, Alger Conservation District.

Did You Know?

The flowers of submerged buttercups rise above the surface of the water and can be quite showy, even when small.

Several species of plants in the Buttercup Family are aquatic, growing underwater in lakes and ponds. A few are even amphibious, meaning that a single plant lives partly on sand along a shoreline and partly submerged. Such plants have runners, like a strawberry plant, and grow roots along the runners. The submerged leaves appear quite different from the ones growing in air.