Our new Wednesday Night Lite lecture series began this week! There are four talks scheduled on topics regarding biology, earth science, and conservation, starting at 7pm – and all are completely free to attend! All of these talks will be given by experts in their field. Our guests are all eager to share knowledge of their fields with members of the community, so everyone interested in learning about these fascinating topics are welcome to come attend. Light refreshments will be provided before and during each talk.
This week, the talk was given by our executive director, Dr. John Tanacredi. We watched the preview of “Alien Crabs,” a Nat Geo Wild show on horseshoe crabs. The show covered their 485 million year history, their biology, the important use of horseshoe crabs in the medical field, and the current research and conservation efforts that has been taken on to help recover the dwindling horseshoe crab populations.
The dates for our next three talks are below. All will take place on Wednesday nights at 7pm. Reserving a seat is highly recommended, but if you find yourself free one of these dates and have not reserved a spot please don’t hesitate to come! All are welcome.
If you would like to attend one of our public lectures simply give us a call at (516)-627-9400 ext.10 or fill out a request form byvisiting our website at www.smli.org
Have a wonderful weekend!
April 30 - Long Island Glacial Geology: a Coastline on Ice
Herb Mills, Professor of Geology/Nassau County Geologist (Retired)
June 4 - Aquaculture and Hydroponics: the Greening of Urban Rooftops
Dr. Martin P. Schreibman, Brooklyn College – CUNY AREAC
June 25 - Dolphins, Seals, & Whales; Oh My!
Dr. Artie Kopelman, CRESLI/CERCOM