FEB 7, 2019 - Communicating About Climate Change seminar - Feb. 25, 7:00 PM - Marine Extension Program Seminar Series

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FEB 7, 2019 - Communicating About Climate Change seminar - Feb. 25, 7:00 PM - Marine Extension Program Seminar Series

Postby EC NEWELLMAN » Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:12 pm

Thanks to Doug for keeping us posted with this upcoming seminar...
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Hello Everyone,

The next seminar as a part of our Marine Extension Program Seminar Series (MEPSS) with Rutgers Cooperative Extension will be on Monday, February 25 from 7:00-8:30 PM.

The featured speaker will be Jennifer Hoey (PhD Student, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, Rutgers University; Member, National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation Scientific Partnership Committee) https://marine.rutgers.edu/~jahoey/

Jennifer will be giving a presentation entitled:


"A Framework for Talking About Climate Change"

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Communicating about climate change, and its effects on coastal and marine ecosystems can be difficult! Learn strategies to make it easier using tested communication tactics based on shared societal values and mechanistic metaphors designed to promote climate engagement. Check out the homepage of Climate Interpreter ( https://climateinterpreter.org/ ) and the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation ( https://climateinterpreter.org/about/projects/NNOCCI ).

This will be a free "HyFlex" seminar where people can attend live at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Ocean County (1623 Whitesville Road, Toms River, NJ 08755) or remotely via webinar.


Please register by Thursday, February 21 if you are planning to attend either by coming to Toms River or participating remotely via webinar by contacting:

Kelly Jurgensen @ kjurgensen@co.ocean.nj.us | 732-349-1152

Please feel free to forward this announcement and attached flyer to anyone who might be interested and to contact me if you have any questions.


Also, you can mark your calendar for the next evening MEPSS seminar dates and topics:

Wednesday, April 3 - Jeff Dement (American Littoral Society), Volunteer fish tagging program


Monday, April 29 - Dr. Grace Saba (Rutgers University), Mid-Atlantic Coastal Acidification Network


Monday, June 24 - Beth Sharack (NOAA) and Erika Bernal (Montclair State University), Microplastics in our coastal ocean


Thank You,
Doug
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Douglas Zemeckis, Ph.D. | County Agent III (Assistant Professor)
Marine Extension Agent for Ocean, Atlantic, and Monmouth Counties









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