Herbert Johnson Fall Lecture Series

Date: September 29, 2017

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.

Source: https://www.nps.gov/gate/learn/news/herbert-johnson-fall-lecture-series.htm