The Marine Resources Council is proud to kick off our Earth Day week celebration by hosting an educational seminar & social fundraiser with the Center for Coastal Studies (CCS).
Please join us Monday April 16, at the MRC Ted Moorhead Lagoon House for a chance to meet CCS Founder Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo, President and CEO Richard Delaney, & Coastal Geologist Director Mark Borrelli, Ph. D. The event is free, attendees must register.
Please register at: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/CCS.
Event Features: Two educational seminars with Q&A sessions,
as well as a meet and greet social with light snacks & refreshments.
Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo, Center for Coastal Studies Founder & Director of the Right Whale Ecology Program, will discuss the status of the Right Whale species and its recent decline,the seasonal arrival of the whales, and the critical role Massachusetts waters play in the species’ uncertain future. The talk will be illustrated with slides and video taken during research cruises and disentanglement rescue missions.
Mark Borrelli, Ph.D., Center for Coastal Studies Coastal Geologist Director, will discuss the geological processes that occur along or near the coast, from estuaries and lagoons to the inner continental shelf, focusing on topics such as climate change, sea level rise, coastal sediment transport, ocean waves and tidal currents, shoreline change, seafloor mapping, as well as storm impacts to beach, dune and shallow water ecosystems.
This is a fundraising event for the Center for Coastal Studies.