Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center
Where Did the Scallops GP?
Sunday, February 7th, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Learn about a project to help restore the once abundant mollusk to its former prominence in the Long Island Sound.
At 2:00 pm, Dr. Stephen T. Tettelbach, Professor of Biology and Graduate Co-Advisor, LIU Post, will present an overview of bay scallop biology and ecology. He will provide an historical overview of their population and fishery status, focusing on the Northeast US and then talk about what efforts have been taken to restore bay scallops in different areas, with a focus on the efforts taken in New York over the last 30 years.
The live marine touch tank will be open and their will be fun family activities.
The event is free and no registration is required, feel free to drop by.
Co-sponsored by the Greenwich Shellfish Commission and Bruce Museum.