Leslie Dorworth

Aquatic Ecology Specialist

Leslie Dorworth is IISG’s aquatic ecology specialist and has been with the program since 1996. From her office at Purdue University Calumet, Leslie serves the Chicago metropolitan area, focused on a variety of water quality issues.  The BeachWatch project provided information regarding beach closures in northwest Indiana. The River Restoration: Practices and Concepts workshop series brings together experts in the field.  Leslie has also developed informational pieces on fish consumption and the connection to human health and how land use impacts water quality. 

Leslie has a B.S. in Biological Science from Lake Superior State University and an M.S. in Oceanography from Old Dominion University.

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Department of Biology
Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
Phone: 219-989-2726
Fax: 219-989-2130

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
Purdue University
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033
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Sea Grant
Purdue University