WHAT ARE SCIENCE SATURDAYS?
Science Saturday at the LBIF tackles today’s most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are interactive and informative hands-on presentations in an informal atmosphere.
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Fee: $5, Free to LBIF Members!
New for 2018 ~ Fall Science Saturday schedule of topics:
NOVEMBER 3: IS THAT A TICK ON YOU?
Presenter: James Occi, Center for Vector Biology, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University
How many species of tick are present in New Jersey? What are the major/important species? How do ticks feed & where do they live? Do they transmit any microbes when they feed? Are there ticks on LBI? Jim will answer all of these questions and more during his presentation!
NOVEMBER 10: Marine Debris – What It Is & Where It’s Coming From
Presenter: Kyle Gronostajski, Executive Director, Alliance for a Living Ocean
NOVEMBER 17: Behind the Scenes of Coastal Resiliency
You hear about living shorelines, municipal planning, and involvement by individual homeowners. The session provides brief overview of LBI related projects with “behind the scenes” planning and evaluation issues presented by project planners and municipal officials. A series of presentation and a lively panel discussion will provide some answers…and some more questions!