Schooner Adventure Lecture Series

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Start Date: Oct 22 2008
Location: Sawyer Free Library



Schooner Adventure Lecture Series

“Soils, Fish, Climate and the Gulf of Maine — Strategies for a Sustainable Future:” Presented by James Laurie, Biologist & Seth Itzkan, Pres. Planet-TECH Associates Somerville, MA.

A tripartite lecture on the combined effects of soils on climate stability; the rise of ocean anoxia as a predecessor to extinction periods; and the importance of algae-eating fish, such as menhaden, in controlling estuary eutrophication and ocean “dead zones.”

Wednesday, October 22, 7:00 PM at the Sawyer Free Library, Friend Room, 2 Dale Ave, Gloucester, MA. Admission Free. Supported by VarianSea & Cape Ann Insurance Agency, Inc. Sponsored by the Gloucester Adventure. For more information contact Joanne Souza at 978-281-8079 or www.schooner-adventure.org.

About Adventure

The Gloucester Adventure, Inc a 501(C)(3) non-profit historic preservation and educational organization, was established to restore the schooner Adventure as a historic community resource and living classroom. Volunteers help year-round with vessel restoration, innovative educational programs, events, and fundraising.

For more information, visit www.schooner-adventure.org.