Beginning next Tuesday evening, you are invited to join us at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory this fall for our Science for Citizens seminars. During this series, we are bringing some of our distinguished alumni back to Solomons Island to share their expertise!
When: 7:00-8:00 pm every Tuesday from September 24 – October 22, 2019
Where: CBL’s Bernie Fowler Lab, 142 William Street, Solomons, MD 20688
Cost: Free. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/Science4Citizens
SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
Integration of Habitat Mapping &
Acoustic Technologies to Advance Ecosystem Based Management
Dr. Mark Monaco, NOAA, will discuss how cutting-edge technologies, like remote sensing and sonar, are being used to advance ecosystem based management.
OCTOBER 01, 2019
Are PFAS the Environmental Contaminant Issue of Our Times?
Per- & poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are used in everything from waterproofing to non-stick cookware. Dr. Chris Salice, Towson University, will discuss how these chemicals may affect ecological systems.
OCTOBER 08, 2019
What is it and what can we do about it?
Seafood mislabeling, where cheaper seafood is substituted for the one you bought, has been uncovered locally and globally. Dr. Kim Warner, Oceana, will discuss the problem & potential solutions.
OCTOBER 15, 2019
Protecting Sea Turtles & Their Habitats
Dr. Verónica Cáceres, Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles, will discuss the many threats facing sea turtles, and how these threats are being addressed.
OCTOBER 22, 2019
Flame Retardants: Friend or Foe?
Chemical flame retardants can reduce the risk of fire-related deaths, but may have adverse health impacts themselves. Dr. Heather Stapleton, Duke University, will discusses the good, the bad and the ugly of flame retardant chemicals in our home.