Science Saturday: Coastal Resiliency – Ways to Protect our Beaches & Bays

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Date & Time

Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ages: Adult

Fee: $5

Fee with Member Discount: Free for Members

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WHAT IS SCIENCE SATURDAY?

In its 12th season, Science Saturdays at the LBIF continues to partner with local experts to tackle todays’ most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are structured to be interactive and informative (and sometimes hands-on) presentations in an informal atmosphere.

Science Saturdays run weekly: January 13-April 28

> (no lecture 3/31 – Spring Break)

THIS WEEK’S TOPIC:

Ways to Protect our Beaches & Bays

Presenter: Amy Williams, Post Doctoral Associate, Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute of Technology, and New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s Coastal Ecosystems Extension Agency 

Did you know that many scientists throughout NJ are working together to create more resilient ecosystems? Learn about the different types of living shoreline projects that increase ecological benefits while combating destructive erosion. Dr. Williams will explain the efforts being conducted by New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, Stevens Institute of Technology, and the New Jersey Coastal Resiliency Collaborative through grants and citizen science networks.

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