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This is an amazing experience.
Private funding is super helpful. It keeps us on projects like this
so we're able to go out and See the lake
and help solve problems, which is really what
our job is all about.

UMD student and scholarship recipient Ariyah Thomas, who spent five days aboard the Large Lakes Observatory's Blue Heron research vessel, learning about microplastics in Lake Superior

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