Lewis Creek Association hosts ‘Toxic Puzzle’ film

The Lewis Creek Association will host a free screening on Jan. 31 of the documentary film “Toxic Puzzle: Hunt for the Hidden Killer,” about scientist Paul Cox and his team’s investigation of links between toxins produced by blue-green algae and the neurodegenerative diseases ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Discussion will follow with University of Vermont scientists Jon Erickson, Ph.D., and Rachelle Gould, Ph.D., highlighting their research on blue-green algae found in Vermont lakes.

The screening is free and refreshments will be served. The event from 6:30 to 9 p.m. will be at the Charlotte Senior Center on Ferry Road in Charlotte. The film will begin at about 6:45 p.m., and lasts 82 minutes. Discussion will follow.

The Lewis Creek Association is a nonprofit conservation organization that does sustainability and conservation work in towns of the middle Lake Champlain Valley.

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