Contact:Daphne Yun, 718-354-4602Join the National Park Service (NPS) throughout October for the Herbert Johnson Lecture Series. All talks are held on Sundays at 2 pm at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. These programs are presented by participating scholars of the Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay, a partnership between New York City, the National Park Service, and a consortium of nine research institutions.
Sunday, October 1 at 2 pm
Ecosystem Health: Relating Coastal Pollution to Bacterial Diversity
Jessica Joyner, CUNY: Brooklyn College
Sunday, October 15 at 2 pm
Building Institutional Capacity for Resilience in New York City’s Jamaica Bay
Adam Parris, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay
Sunday, October 22 at 2 pm
Neighborhood and Community Perspective of Resilience in the Jamaica Bay Watershed
Michael Menser, CUNY: Brooklyn College
Sunday, October 29 at 2 pm
Resiliency Walk – Five Years after the Storm
Rick Jenkins, Park Ranger NPS
Don Riepie, Naturalist, Director of the Northeast Chapter of the American Littoral Society
We hope that you will join us for one or all of these lectures.
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