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State of the Bay Symposium

State of the Bay: Past, Present and Future - Revisited

On October 20, 2011, the National Park Service, NYC DEP and Brooklyn College hosted State of the Bay: Past, Present and Future - Revisited to highlight on-going and emerging research. Announcement of this event and all symposium reference materials are below.

The National Park Service, New York City Department of Environmental Protection and Brooklyn College are pleased to announce the State of the Bay: Past, Present and Future scientific symposium on Thursday, October 20th. This event is one of a series of symposia anticipated to occur every few years to highlight on-going and emerging research. Topics will address a range of issues impacting the ecology of Jamaica Bay, a unique and irreplaceable ecological resource that has survived and often thrived alongside human habitats.

It is important to us to effectively communicate and understand the scientific research efforts and proposals occurring within the Bay and other neighboring estuarine systems to provide information and guidance of future improvement efforts. We invite you to join us for a day of informative presentations on the research efforts to improve water quality and ecological habitat in Jamaica Bay.

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
(Light breakfast served: 8:00 am – 9:00 am)
Location:
Brooklyn College Student Center
East 27 Street and Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Agenda and Related Documents


To RSVP please email jbsymposiumrsvp@dep.nyc.gov

For additional information please visit: http://jamaicabay.ciesin.columbia.edu/stateofthebay2011

Contact:

John McLaughlin
Director of Ecological Services
New York City Department of Environmental Protection
JohnM@nyc.dep.gov

Jessica Browning
Gateway Research Learning Center Biologist
National Park Service, Gateway National Recreation Area
Jessica_Browning@nps.gov

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