Senator Patty Schachtner (D-Somerset) will be moderating a panel led by Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes to discuss the environmental and public health threats of unclean water, as well as initiatives to ensure access to clean water with area experts.

The event will be 12-1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, at UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Ballrooms A and B, 302 10th Ave., E., Menomonie.

Guests include Bill Hogseth from the Wisconsin Farmers Union, Scott McGovern, PhD, UW-Stout Biology Professor, Thomas Bilse, Friends of the Red Cedar, KT Gallagher, Director of Dunn County Dept. of Public Health and Liz Usborne, President of Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association.

No RSVP is required. Individuals may contact Sen. Schachtner’s office by phone at (608) 266-7745 or by emailSen.Schachtner@legis.wi.gov for more information.

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