CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Boston Harbor & Islands Science Symposium

The Boston Harbor Habitat Coalition, along with the National Parks of Boston, is pleased to announce the Boston Harbor & Islands Science Symposium to be held on April 11-12. The first day will feature field trips as well as an evening Science Cafe hosted by UMass Boston. The second day, to be held at Northeastern University's main campus in Boston, will feature panels, keynotes, lightning talks, posters, and concurrent presentations focused on "what we study" and "how we study" the Boston Harbor estuary and islands.

The Call for Presenters is now live, and responses are requested by January 20th. Please post and/or share the attached flyer anywhere possible presenters may be. For more information, please visit the event website.

The event planning committee includes Marc Albert (National Parks of Boston), Carole McCauley (Northeastern University), Lara Kappler (Boston Harbor Now), Robyn Hannigan (UMass Boston), Lisa Engler (MA Office of Coastal Zone Management), Heather Deschenes (New England Aquarium), Pam DiBona (MassBays), Phil Colarusso (EPA).

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