Marine Sciences Symposium at A.C. Aquarium on Oct. 16
On Saturday, Oct. 16, a marine sciences symposium will take place at the Atlantic City Aquarium from 10am-4pm. The symposium is sponsored by Waterwatch International and the Atlantic County Utilities Authority (ACUA), and will include speakers from diverse marine science backgrounds discussing the state of our seas.
The event will include a lunch break from 1-2pm at the Flying Cloud Café in Gardner’s Basin. The Atlantic City Aquarium is at 800 North New Hampshire Ave. (Gardner’s Basin) in A.C.
Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. For reservations call (610) 989 9669. For more information call (609) 214 3967 or the Aquarium at (609) 348-2880.
Admission is $10 for adults, $4 for students and children, and includes all speaker activities in the Bay Room as well as tours of the Atlantic City Aquarium.
The agenda and speakers will include:
1. Our Water Quality and how it affects our oceans — Rick Dovey, president of the ACUA
2. Our Changing Waterways and the affects of human activities on our sea life and biodiversity — Captain Joel S. Fogel, president of Waterwatch International
3. The Effects of Acidification from the addition of C02 in the atmosphere on the productivity of our oceans and marine environment — award-winning film producer Ben Kalina
4. Saving Our Seas, one woman’s crusade by outrigger canoe along the entire U.S. shoreline — EPA award recipient Margo Pelligrino