SAVE the DATES for our 25th Anniversary Symposium:
Finding Solutions to Our Coastal Challenges
Friday, March 18, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wylie Center, Endicott College
Saturday March 19, , 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Marsh Hall Conference Center, Salem State University
The Friday session will focus on coastal resiliency case studies and review past and future dredging projects with an eye towards mitigation solutions. Dr. Ellen Douglas, Associate Professor of Hydrology at UMass Boston, will be the keynote speaker setting the stage for how we will need to adapt to climate induced flooding.
Saturday's session will focus on protecting habitats through water quality improvements and biological monitoring leading to action. Salem Mayor Kimberly Driscoll will be the keynote speaker.
Stay tuned for complete conference schedule and online registration. Due to limited seating, pre-registration is requested. Participants can attend one or both sessions.
Symposium Registration Fee: Both sessions: $25 SSCW members, $40 non members
One session: $15 SSCW members, $30 non members
Not a member, join SSCW for $50 & symposium fee waived.
Underwater in Salem Sound Lecture Series:
"Talking Trash for Clean Oceans ...or
The Turtle Ate my Grocery Bag"
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 7 PM
Free and open to the public.
Keith Cialino, NOAA Northeast Region Marine Debris Coordinator, will talk about marine debris and Salem Sound Coastwatch staff will share how they are working with local high school students on service learning projects to prevent street trash from becoming marine debris.
Thank you, Dr. Jarrett Byrnes, for an excellent evening on "Kelp Forests in Your Back Yard: From Salem Sound to the World" on January 27, 2016.
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