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Conversation Cafe Discusses Long Island Sound

Conservation Cafe will discuss Long Island Sound.
Conservation Cafe will discuss Long Island Sound. Photo Credit: ConservationCafe/Facebook

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Join Conservation Café — a consortium of seven Westchester County-based partners — on Friday, June 10 at Pace University Pleasantville Campus for a discussion of Sound Science on Long Island Sound.

Attendees will learn about the issues plaguing Long Island Sound and some of the solutions in effect for cleaning up the Sound.

Speakers for the program include the following:

  • Tracy Brown, the director of Western Sound Programs at Save the Sound, will be discussing the state of Long Island Sound and the issues that have contributing to its current quality.
  • Mark Tedesco, the director of the EPA Long Island Sound Office, will be discussing the Nitrogen Reduction Strategy that will continue to address nitrogen pollution in the Sound. 
  • Peter Malinowski, the director of the Billion Oyster Project at the NY Harbor School wil be speaking about oysters in Long Island Sound.

A panel discussion with a question-and- answer session will follow the formal presentations. The program runs from 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Pace University is at 861 Bedford Road. Enter at Entrance 3. The meeting will be held in the Gottesman Room in the Kessel Student Center.

Admission is free. Pre-registration is not required, but greatly appreciated, Click here to register.

Conservation Café offers a forum for constructive dialogue about current environmental issues and is sponsored by Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, Grassroots Environmental Education, Greenburgh Nature Center, Mianus River Gorge, Pace University, Teatown Lake Reservation, and Westchester Land Trust.

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