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Helen Domske

Associate Director of the Great Lakes Program


Great Lakes, water pollution, invasive species, Asian carp, zebra mussels, quagga mussels

Helen Domske educates the public about issues affecting the Great Lakes.

She is a senior coastal education specialist for New York Sea Grant, and frequently speaks to schoolchildren, fishermen and boaters about how they can help prevent water pollution and the spread of invasive species. Prior to joining UB, Domske worked as curator of education for the Aquarium of Niagara Falls from 1979 to 1993.

As a scuba diver of more than 30 years, Domske has witnessed, firsthand, many of the changes happening within the Great Lakes, including the spread of invasive mussels across the lake bottoms.


Helen Domske
Associate Director of the Great Lakes Program, University at Buffalo
Senior Coastal Education Specialist, New York Sea Grant


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