Environmental Conference

Northern Michigan University's geography department and the U.S. Geological Survey are cosponsoring the 48h Annual Field Conference of the Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene (MFOP) Friday and Saturday (May 3 1 -June 1) in the Grand Marais and Munising area. More than 85 state federal researchers, professors, students and other professional from the Midwest and Canada are i the area to examine glacial landforms, sand dunes, ancient soils and archaeological sites in this are The MFOP is made up of people from academics, govenunent and private agencies, and environmental groups who meet each spring to examine and discuss environmental changes in the Midwest's earth history that have occurred over the last 2 million years. The topic of this year's conference is Deglaciation and Holocene Landscape Evolution in Upper Michigan.

"For more information, contact the NMU geography department at 906-227-2500."

Prepared By
Cindy Paavola
Director of Communications