Events Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Great Swamp Legacy: Municipal Initiatives and Challenges of Climate Change

University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 2-150, Cambridge MA 02138

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2018-06-13T23:00:00Z 2018-06-14T01:00:00Z UTC Great Swamp Legacy This community forum will discuss issues related to the Alewife watershed. University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 2-150, Cambridge, MA 02138
Herons at Alewife Reservation in their nest
Herons nesting in Alewife Reservation | Photo by Kathy Johnson

This community forum brings together experts in the history and current environmental issues related to the Alewife watershed, a local wetland currently under intense pressure for development.

Speakers will include Quinton Zondervan, Green Cambridge; Andy Hrycyna, Mystic River Watershed Association; Eric Grenebaum, Friends of Jerry's Pond; Mike Nakagawa, Envisioning and Climate Change Committee; Douglas Brown, Alewife Working Group; Sarah Slaughter, CEO of Built Environment Coalition; John Pitkin, President, Sierra Boston; and Adam Sacks, Biodiversity4livableclimate. Forum will be moderated by Amy Mertl, Assistant Professor from the Lesley University Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and will include presentations and Q+A with the audience. Refreshments will be provided at 6:30 p.m., forum begins at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Questions - please include email and/or phone:Ā
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Natural Sciences & Math Division