Winter Water Talks: PFAS in Wisconsin’s Waters

February 15, 2023

PFAS in Wisconsin’s Waters
Wednesday, February 15
12:00-1:00pm

Join Water Action Volunteers and the Citizen Lake Monitoring Network for our online winter webinar series! Winter Water Talks are free but require pre-registration at the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Description

PFAS are a type of water contaminant. This presentation will discuss: What are PFAS? Where do they come from, and what are the concentrations in WI surface water? Is PFAS in water related to PFAS in fish? What are some current efforts in PFAS sampling that the DNR is doing?

Speaker Bio

Patrick Gorski is an Emerging Contaminants Research Scientist at the WI Dept. of Natural Resources in the Bureau of Water Quality. His current focus of research is PFAS (Per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances) in surface water, fish tissue and fate and transport issues. He received his PhD from UW-Madison studying mercury bioavailability and bioaccumulation in freshwater systems.

Cost:

FREE

Registration:

Contact:

Emily Heald

emily.heald@wisc.edu