Monitoring Ecological Recovery of the Torch Lake Superfund Sites

Monitoring Ecological Recovery of the Torch Lake Superfund Sites

Monitoring Ecological Recovery at the Torch Lake Superfund Sites


Teachers_get_training_in_Superfund_sampling PDF Aug 2011

Torch Lake Area of Concern: Current Status Powerpoint PDF (2011)

Copper Country High Schools honored for Torch Lake Superfund Monitoring Project Apr 2006

Engaging HS Students in Monitoring Remediation of a Local Superfund Site Apr 2006

Grant - Press Release Sep 2004

Monitoring Data Forms
(All PDF files*)
   Bird Survey List

    Bird Survey Sheet 1
    Bird Survey Sheet 2
    Bird Survey Blank Form
    Bird Survey Instructions     
    Plant Survey Form A

    Plant Survey Form B
    Soils Survey Form

    Bird Songs of Western U.P.

    Plants Internet Resources

The Torch Lake Superfund Site Powerpoint PDF US EPA (2011)

Torch Lake Superfund Site Overview Powerpoint US EPA (2002)

Video: Torch Lake: Making Modern History CD, DVD, VHS tape available

Photo Pages
    Teachers' Workshps
    Chassell High School Field Trip
    Dollar Bay High School Field Trip
    Hancock High School Field Trip

*To download a free copy of Acrobat Reader for reading the files, click [Get Acrobat Reader]

Workshop Sponsors

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education,
Houghton-Keweenaw Conservation District,
Torch Lake Public Action Committee,
and Michigan Technological University

Torch Lake Superfund Sites

Project Contacts/Workshop Presenters

Joan Chadde, Education Program Coordinator
Western U. P. Center for Science, Mathematics & Environmental Education
105 Dillman – Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931
Tel : (906) 487-3341 Email :

Richard Henry, Fish & Wildlife Biologist
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Environmental Response Team - EPA Liaison
2890 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08837
Tel (office): 732-906-6987 Office
Fax: 732-321-6605

Brenda R. Jones, Torch Lake Superfund Site Coordinator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
77 West Jackson Blvd. (SR-6J)
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel: (312) 886-7188
Fax: (312) 886-4071

Bruce Petersen, Houghton-Keweenaw-Baraga Resource Conservationist
Rob Aho, Torch Lake Superfund Site NRCS Project Manager
Natural Resources Conservation Service
600 E. Lakeshore Dr. (UPPCO Bldg., Suite 2)
Houghton, MI 49931
Tel : (906) 482-0360


Workshop Flyer or *Flyer as PDF File



Contact the WUP Center

Last Update: September 9, 2011

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