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FIFTH ANNUAL LONG ISLAND NATURAL HISTORY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Berkner Hall Brookhaven National Laboratory

Friday, March 24

8:00-9:00

Registration/Setup

 

9:00-9:10

Welcoming Remarks:  Tim Green, Environmental Compliance Manager, Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

9:10-9:50

Horseshoe Crabs: Global Conservation Icon in Dire Straits.
John T. Tanacredi, Ph.D., Dept. of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Studies, and Director of CERCOM, Molloy College

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9:50-10:30

Freshwater Fishes of Long Island: What are they and where did they come from?
Chart Guthrie, Regional Fisheries Manager, NYSDEC, Stony Brook.

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10:30-10:50

Break

 

10:50-11:30

Restoring Tributaries and River Herring on Long Island
Enrico Nardone, Esq., Executive Director Seatuck Environmenal Association

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11:30-12:10

Herpetofauna of the Northeast Coastal Region
Alvin Breisch, Roosevelt Wild Life Station
College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse

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12:10-1:30

Lunch

 

1:30-2:10

What's so special about the Long Island Dwarf Pine Plains?
Jessica Gurevitch, Ph.D., Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University

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2:10-2:50

The American beachgrass microbiome: spying on private conversations underground.
Javier A. Izquierdo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Hofstra University

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2:50-3:30

Plankton blooms, decreasing temperatures and recent fishkills: is there a connection? 
Sixto Portilla, The Graduate Center, CUNY

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3:30-4:00

Open discussion/Closing remarks

 



Saturday, March 25

8:00-9:00

Registration/Setup

 

9:00-9:10

Welcoming Remarks

 

9:10-9:50

What Every Naturalist Should Know About the Geologic History and Glacial Geomorphology of Long Island
Dr. J Bret Bennington, Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability, Hofstra University

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9:50-10:30

From Plankton to Whales:
Why our local waters are worth protecting.

Christopher Paparo, Marine Sciences Center Manager,
Stony Brook University, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

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10:30-10:50

Break

 

10:50-11:30

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna: A Fish Without a Country
Bradley S. McHale, Northeast Branch Chief National Marine Fisheries Service

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11:30-12:10

Wicked Neat; the Natural History of Vernal Pools.
Matthew R. Burne, Conservation Director, Walden Woods Project

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12:10-1:30

Lunch

 

1:30-2:10

Long Island’s Role in the Comeback of the Great White Shark.
Tobey H. Curtis, NOAA – National Marine Fisheries Service and University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth

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2:10-2:50

Salt Marshes: A Natural and Unnatural History.
Judith S. Weis Dept. of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, Newark

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2:50-3:30

Plum Island: Biological Linchpin of an Archipelago
Louise Harrison, New York Outreach Coordinator Plum Island Campaign, Save the Sound

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3:30-4:00

Open discussion/Closing remarks

 


Sunday, March 26

Fied Trips: Vernal Pond and River Otter. More info and registration here.

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