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NYC's Coastal Future: What Can Jamaica Bay Be? Part I: Life in the Jamaica Bay Watershed
Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 6:00
October 10, 2017. 6:00 PM. NYC's Coastal Future: What Can Jamaica Bay Be? Part I: Life in the Jamaica Bay Watershed. Sponsored by Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay. More information pdf here (86 KB) . Register here.
About the series
Marking five years since Superstorm Sandy, Science of the Living City is hosting a three-part event on the changing coastal areas in Jamaica Bay. This event will bring together voices from over 25 local organizations to discuss the current life in the watershed and its climate change threats, and present ideas for the watershed’s future. Artists Ruth Hofheimer, Keith Ellenbogen, and Heather Kramer will present their works at each of the three events. All events will be held at the Lighthouse Auditorium at Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn, New York 11235. Shuttle buses will run from from the Brighton Beach B/Q subway station.
Part 1: Life in the Jamaica Bay Watershed
October 10, 2017
The Bay and its watershed are teeming with life, from the smallest microbes and unique flora to striped bass, migratory birds, and marine mammals. Part one of the series will explore ecological communities in the Bay and the threats they face from climate change.Moderator: Patti Rafferty, National Park Service Speakers: Philip Orton (Stevens Institute), John Waldman (Queens College), John McMurray (fishing captain), Sarah Charlop-Powers (Natural Areas Conservancy), Jennifer Bolstad (Local Office Landscape Architecture)
Location Lighthouse Auditorium, Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Blvd., Brooklyn, NY