The UVic Environmental Law Centre and Victoria Golden Rods and Reels Society are co-hosting a public forum to provide scientific information on Elk/Beaver Lake water quality problems and potential ways to address them. The forum will be held on Thursday October 29 from 7-9pm at Law Lecture Theatre 159 in the Fraser Building at the University of Victoria.

Attendees are encouraged to use Parking Lot 8 from 6pm onwards (when the evening parking rate of $2.50 starts). Various stakeholders will have informational booths set up from 6pm to 7pm.

At 7pm, the public forum will begin, with the agenda as follows:

7pm to 7:10pm Introductory remarks

7:10pm to 7:30pm Dr. Rick Nordin will outline the problems of the lake

7:30pm to 7:40pm Dr. Nordin will field questions about the problems

7:40pm to 8:15pm Erin Gray, ELC, will outline solutions used elsewhere and Deb Epps, Ministry of Environment, will give a progress report on remediation options available for Elk/Beaver Lake

8:15pm to 9pm Rick, Erin and Deb will serve as a panel to answer questions , particularly those focused on potential remediation measures.

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You can access a copy of  Dr. Rick Nordin’s June 2015 water quality report here.