March 28: Coastal State Forum – Join the discussion!
Scott Lindell, Director of Scientific Aquaculture Laboratory at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, and Dr. Marta Gomez-Chiarri, University of Rhode Island, will take a look at how closed water regulations may limit shellfish growth for specific species and ways to manage the impact of diseases on shellfish populations in the state. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
This series is supported by Rhode Island Sea Grant, the URI College of the Environment and Life Sciences, and the URI Coastal Institute. For more information on the series, see http://seagrant.gso.uri.edu/news/coastalstate2013.html.