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Seabirds as Environmental Indicators, presented by Julia Parrish

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Seabirds as Environmental Indicators, presented by Julia Parrish

Time: January 20, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: The Sustainable Living Center
Street: 2309 Meridian St.
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map: http://www.re-sources.org
Phone: 360-733-8307
Event Type: community, presentation
Organized By: Hannah Coughlin
Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2011

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Event Description

Nationally known seabird and conservation biologist, Dr. Julia Parrish, of Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) and the Director of the University of Washington's Program on the Environment, will speak about Seabirds as Environmental Indicators, as part of the Whatcom Watershed Information Network lecture series. The talk is co-hosted by RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, Whatcom County Marine Resources Committee (MRC), and People for Puget Sound.

COASST, founded by Dr. Parrish, trains hundreds of citizens to collect data on beached seabirds, which is then used to understand upsets in the marine ecosystem.

 

For more information on the event please visit RE Sources for Sustainable Communities website.

 

For more information about the Whatcom Watershed Information Network lecture series visit the MRC website.

 

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Comment by Heather K on January 11, 2011 at 2:52pm
Whatcom Watershed Information Network lecture next Thursday!  Thanks for posting Alyssa!

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