Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

The Stream Doctors

Maybe you don’t fish or spend much time out in nature. If so, what could efforts to improve the health of Shenandoah Valley streams and waterways have to do with you?

Scientists involved in those efforts have an answer.

(One hint: their work might just affect your health too.)

Guests:
Thomas R. Benzing, Ph.D 
- Researcher in the field of Environmental Toxicology. Professor of Integrated Science and Technology, James Madison University. Co-organizer of a recent scientific symposium on the health of Virginia’s mountain streams.

Christine May, Ph.D. - Researcher in the field of Aquatic Ecology. Assistant Professor of Biology, James Madison University. Co-organizer of a recent scientific symposium on the health of Virginia’s mountain streams.

Rick Webb, M.S. - Project Coordinator for the Shenandoah Watershed Study and the Virginia Trout Stream Sensitivity Study.  A Senior Scientist in the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia. Co-organizer of a recent scientific symposium on the health of Virginia’s mountain streams.

Additional Contributor:
Stephen J. Reeser
- District Fisheries Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Past President of the Virginia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. Author of the South Fork Shenandoah River Angler Creel Survey.

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