Science After Hours with HPL: Looking ahead with oysters

October 24, 2019 6:30pm to 7:30pm iCal Google Calendar

Thursday, October 24th
6:30 to 7:30 pm
St. Michaels Library, 106 Fremont St., St. Micahels, MD
Dr. Matthew Gray: “Lost and Found: historic role of oysters and new approaches to leveraging their ecosystem services

In Chesapeake Bay, historic oyster populations had enormous impact on ecosystem functions; however, these populations were decimated over the past century and their ecosystem services were lost. As stressors caused by human influence mount, the ecosystem services of oysters are needed more than ever. In this talk, I describe how oysters and the services they provide can be leveraged to tackle serious environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and beyond. 

FREE Register on line (you may register for both October 3 and October 24 at this link): usmf.org/events/41118-science-after-hours/ or contact Carin Starr, cstarr@umces.edu or 410-221-8408. 

The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers are the lifeblood of the Eastern Shore. While many easily recognize the natural beauty the Chesapeake Bay country offers, the Horn Point Laboratory is offering “Science After Hours with Horn Point Laboratory,” to make the science of the Chesapeake Bay as accessible as its beauty.  This upcoming program will be held at the St. Michaels Library, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels, MD from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  This event is interactive and questions are encouraged.

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