Coastal Conversations

Coastal Conversations

This FREE event allows our scientists to interact with community members to share their knowledge and perspectives on environmental issues that impact Louisiana.  During COVID-19 in-person audiences will be limited to 50 registered participants and follow physical-distancing and mask protocols.  Coastal Conversations will be streamed for additional participants and participants who prefer to attend virtually.

A duck wades through an algae bloom in Florida.
Justin Henry via Flickr
A duck wades through an algae bloom in Florida. Justin Henry via Flickr

What is that green stuff in the lake?  Is it harmful?

Wednesday, October 14th:

What are HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms)? What causes them?  Come join in on the conversation!

Speakers:

Dr. Brady Skaggs and Justin Gremillion

For more information and to register click here.

Previous Coastal Conversations

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What are nurdles?  Why are they in the river?

Wednesday, September 9th:

What do we know about the recent nurdle spill?  How is it impacting the environment?  This event has ended.  Please view the recording here and Mark's PDF presentation here.

Community Member: Sharon Lavigne

Scientist: Mark Benfield

For more information click here.