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Science Saturday: Coastal Resiliency & Ecosystems
April 6, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM$5
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 (individual & above)!
April 6: Coastal Resiliency & Ecosystems
Presenter: Amy Williams, New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s Coastal Ecosystems Extension Agent
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.