An Introduction to Selenium

A Powerpoint presentation by Dr. Stella Swanson, chair of the Strategic Advisory Panel on Selenium Management in the Elk Vally who shares interesting facts about selenium, how it gets into the Elk River, potential effects on aquatic organisms and what can be done about elevated selenium levels in the Elk River. This presentation was developed for Fernie Secondary School grade 8 science students participating in CBT Know Your Watershed education program.

 Click here to view the presentation. 

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Elk River Alliance
a community-based water group that aims to connect people to the Elk River ensuring it is drinkable, fishable and swimmable for future generations.