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Indian River Lagoon “ShORE 2015” Set For November

Oct 20th, 2015 | Category: MDC News

The public is invited to attend the inaugural “ShORE 2015,” a free forum, set for Friday, Nov. 6, at the News-Journal Center of Daytona State College, located at 221 N. Beach Street in Daytona Beach.

The ShORE event — Sharing Our Research with Everyone — will feature high school students, college undergraduates and professional scientists who will present current information and recent research about the Indian River Lagoon.

John Haynes of NASA’s Earth Science Division in Washington, D.C., will be the event’s keynote speaker. Other professional scientists from the University of Central Florida, St. Johns River Water Management District, Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program will also deliver information at the forum.

Students will present their findings on such topics as plastic pollution in the Indian River Lagoon to an analysis of Rose Bay’s water quality.

The event will start at 9 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. Preregistration is requested by visiting http://www.daytonastate.edu/shore/ by Oct. 30.

Individuals who preregister may pick up nametags at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event and may also reserve an optional box lunch ($15) or purchase an event T-shirt ($10).

For additional information, contact Dr. Debra Woodall at
shore@daytonastate.edu or at 386-506-3765.