WANCHESE — The University of North Carolina’s Coastal Studies Institute hosts monthly lectures for the public to learn from university scientists about the science happening in their own backyards. In this video, the institute’s administrators explains the types of lectures given and what they mean to the community.
The sessions, dubbed the Science on the Sound lecture series, are on a variety of topics of coastal concern and serve as an opportunity for the scientists to interact with the public. Titles of past lectures include “Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products as Emerging Pollutants in Coastal Waters” and “Sustainable Coastal Gardening.”
All past lectures are available online on the institute’s YouTube channel and all lectures can be livestreamed via the institute’s website. Livestream viewers can also submit questions.
The next Science on the Sound lecture will feature Jeff Lewis, the institute’s horticulturalist, who will discuss coastal birds. HIs lecture is set fop 6 p.m. on April 27.
The lectures are held at the Coastal Studies Institute’s facility in Wanchese.
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