march, 2020

05mar5:30 pm7:00 pmMCLA's Green Living Lecture Series: “Mercury in the Environment: Ecological and Human Impacts,” presented by Zofia Baumann, assistant research professor at the University of Connecticut5:30PM | MCLA5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 375 Church Street

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Event Details

MCLA Feigenbaum Center, RM 121, 375 Church Street, 413.662-5303 More information.
Additional seminars will take place February 6–April 16, 2020 and will include:

March 12: “What is New England Doing about Nutrient Pollution in Our Waters?” presented by Emma Gildesgame, environmental analyst at the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

March 26: “PCBs and the Housatonic River,” presented by Jim Murphy, former public affairs specialist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

April 2: “Mercury Toxicity in Loon Populations in the Adirondacks,” presented by Nina Schoch, executive director and chief scientific officer at the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation

April 9: “Pollution, Evolution, and How to Reduce our Dependence on Antibiotics and Pesticides,” presented by Emily Monosson, author with the Ronin Institute

April 16: “The Ozone Hole: Its History and Current Status,” presented by Jim Anderson, Philip S. Weld Professor at Harvard University Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Earth and Planetary Sciences, and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Each semester, the MCLA Green Living Seminar Series hosts lectures by local, regional, and national experts organized around a central theme related to the environment and sustainability. The 2020 series is a presentation of the MCLA Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center.

Podcasts will be posted online following each presentation at www.mcla.edu/greenliving. For more information, visit www.mcla.edu/greenliving or contact Elena Traister at 413.662-5303.

 

Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

MCLA Feigenbaum Center, Room 121

375 Church Street

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