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Our Rivers on Drugs

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Our Rivers on Drugs

Time: March 12, 2015 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: The Beacon Sloop Club
Street: 2 Red Flynn Dr.
City/Town: Beacon
Website or Map: http://www.beaconsloopclub.org
Phone: (845) 463-4660 or, (914) 879-1082
Event Type: free, lecture
Organized By: Alan Thomas, Steve Van der Merwe
Latest Activity: Mar 7, 2015

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Event Description

Beacon Sloop Club Winter Lecture Series continues on Thursday, March 12th with Your River on Drugs with Dr. Emma Rosi-Marshall, Aquatic Ecologist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Dr. Rosi-Marshall will discuss her research on how pharmaceutical drugs and personal care products are polluting our nation's rivers and streams—with consequences for sensitive aquatic life and drinking water supplies.

Aquatic ecologist Emma Rosi-Marshall focuses on the effects of human activities on rivers. Numerous impacts threaten the quality and ecological integrity of freshwater ecosystems. Rosi-Marshall has conducted research on land use change, large dam construction, and the appearance of novel contaminants in freshwaters ranging from headwater streams to large rivers.

     This free event will be held on Thursday, March 12th, 7:00 pm at the Beacon Sloop Club, 2 Flynn Dr., Beacon, NY (adjacent to the harbor). In the event on inclement weather check the website at www.beaconsloopclub.org . For further information call, (845) 463-4660 or, (914) 879-1082

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