Coastal acidification talk set for Jan. 16

Jan 06, 2020
Members of the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance conduct water tests.

Camden — The Camden Public Library and Mid-Coast Audubon will host a talk by Sarah Gladu, director of education and environmental monitoring for Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust, Thursday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 pm at the Camden library, 55 Main St.

Gladu is also the chair of the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance, an alliance of non-profits collecting water quality data from the Midcoast region, with a focus on coastal acidification and understanding the relationship between nutrients in estuaries and pH. She will give a presentation about coastal acidification, MCOA, the necessity of a long-term water quality data set and some observations that have been made through this citizen science initiative, with respect to estuarine water quality from Harraseeket to Rockport Harbor.

The program is free and open to all. For more information contact the library at 236-3440.

 

Members of the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance sample water for testing.
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