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Lee Health hosting speaker series on blue green algae in Cape Coral Thursday

Posted at 7:00 AM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 07:00:12-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- If you want to learn more about toxic algae, Lee Health is hosting a speaker series about the issue and possible solutions. that comes to Cape Coral on Thursday evening.

The series is called "Blue Green Algae! Why Is This Happening? How Can We Fix It?"

They held their first event Tuesday in Babcock Ranch.

Their next one is on Thursday. June 13, at the Healthy Life Center in Cape Coral (609 SE 13th Court). Dr. Serge Thomas, an aquatic ecologist professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, will be leading it. Call 239-424-3210 to reserve a spot.

And on Wednesday, July 10th, there will be another event at the Healthy Life Center in Coconut Point. Dr. Mike Parsons, a marine science professor at FGCU and Algae Task Force researcher will be leading that one. You can call 239-468-0050 to reserve a spot.