is to advance our understanding of the parasites responsible for causing Swimmer's Itch with the goal to provide relief in an ecologically friendly and cost-effective manner.
Biomeme invited Freshwater Solutions to become a Select Partner and are currently working together to field validate a hand-held qPCR unit that promises to revolutionize the way swimmer's itch risk is measured.
Biomeme has also recently created a guide to eDNA website with lots of useful information. You will want to learn more here:
May 4: Michigan Swimmer’s Itch Partnership Presentation at Crystal Mountain
May 13-17: Canadian Society of Zoologists Convention at The University of Windsor
May 21: Benzie Conservation District Watershed Coalition
June 10: Black Lake Association
June 19: Leelanau Clean Water Symposium
June 28: Lake Charlevoix Association