February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monthly Chapter Meeting. “Plastic Pollution Problems.” Speaker Dr. Enid Sisskin. In addition to human health concerns there are serious environmental concerns. Most shorebirds, sea turtles and various other marine organisms have plastics inside them. Much of the plastics entering the rivers and oceans is “single use” items such as plastic bags, cups, bottles, straws, etc. All of us can help reduce the amount of these types of plastics reaching waterways by using less and disposing of them properly.
Dr. Sisskin received her PhD from Columbia University, worked at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences as a researcher, at Everglades National Park as a Resource specialist, and as a Lecturer at the University of West Florida.
Our monthly chapter program meetings are held at 7:00 p.m., room 2142, the Baroco Science Center (Bldg. 21), Pensacola State College, 21 Airport Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32504 unless otherwise noted. The meeting room is located across the breezeway from the planetarium. Refreshments are provided. Guests are welcome!/