Fred Elser First Sunday Science @ Seaside Center. Aliens! Invasion of the Long Island Sound Estuary
Sunday, December 6, 2015 — 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Held in the Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich.
Family activities including low-tide scavenger hunt and live animal marine tank throughout the afternoon.
At 2:00 pm, Dr. George Kraemer, Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology, SUNY, Purchase, discusses research on the influx of non-native plants and animals into Long Island Sound, with a focus on the Asian shore crab and a red seaweed called Grateloupia.
Trained as a marine ecologist, Dr. Kraemer’s research focuses on non-native species impacts and aquaculture. His work has taken him from California, Mexico, and Florida to Dubai, Japan, and Italy.
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