Winona State University

Winona State University Retiree Center presents “Life in Running Waters: River and Stream Biology in the Midwest” as part of Senior University 2013.

Instructor Dr. William Richardson will explore the ecological and chemical processes that influence the biology of flowing waters in North America.

Take a field trip to a local stream and investigate nutrients, living organisms and invasive species. Take a tour of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Upper Midwest Environmental Science Center in La Crosse, Wis., and discuss current research addressing problems affecting the Upper Mississippi River and regional streams and watersheds.

The course will run 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays beginning Sept. 5.

Cost is $40 per person. Enrollment is open to the public. Registration forms are available from the WSU Retiree Center, or online at

Senior University WSU consists of four to six-week courses with no tests, grades, papers or homework. Courses are taught by WSU faculty, retirees and community members. The courses promote continued life-long learning and personal, intellectual and cultural enrichment.

For more information, contact Ann Kohner at 507-457-5565.

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