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Evening Lecture Series
Don't forget to check out our
Weekly Science Seminars and other Adult Public Programs

Our 2015 evening lectures will occur on the third Tuesday of every month March through November. They are free and open to the public. Lectures run from 7-8 p.m. with light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, all lectures will take place in the Schmidt Conference Center.

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Upcoming Evening Lectures:

April 21, 2015 7:00PM
SERC's Mathias Lab: A LEED-Platinum "collaboratory" for the next 50 years
Tuck Hines, SERC director
Contact Info: Kristen Minogue (; 443-482-2325)

May 19, 2015 7:00PM
Understanding the land-sea connection: SERC's growing legacy of watershed research
Tom Jordan
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center has a long history of studying what controls discharges of plant nutrients from watersheds. Such discharges have overloaded Chesapeake Bay with nitrogen and phosphorus, causing harmful algal blooms and dead zones. SERC senior scientist Tom Jordan will present findings from his 35 years of research on the sources of these nutrients, their effects on Chesapeake Bay, and ways to reduce their impacts.
Contact Info: Kristen Minogue (; 443-482-2325)