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Atlantic Research Center Presents Science in the Seashore Research Symposium
Contact: Megan Tyrrell, Research Coordinator, Atlantic Research Center, 508-487-3262 ext. 0510
In an exciting new effort to communicate about natural resource science at Cape Cod National Seashore, the Atlantic Research Center (ARC) will host its first "Science in the Seashore Research Symposium." Wednesday, August 17, from 1 to 4:30 PM. Open to the public, this free event will feature 10 oral presentations by individuals conducting scientific research at Cape Cod National Seashore. Speakers will include scientists from government and academia.Topics will span the disciplines associated with management-driven natural resource science including plant and wildlife ecology, geology, and the marine sciences.The conference will provide a brisk, half-day of talks intended to generate an environment engaging for researchers and members of the public alike.Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of Cape Cod National Seashore.
The Atlantic Research Center at Cape Cod National Seashore is one of 24 Research Learning Centers administered by the National Park Service.The Research Learning Center programs are designed to facilitate scientific research in national parks and to provide outreach opportunities to communicate research results to interested audiences.
For more information please visit http://www.nps.gov/caco/naturescience/atlantic-research-center.htm
If you go: Directions to the ARC Classroom: Take Route 6 to the Highland Light exit in North Truro. Go east on
Did You Know?
Most of the cattails on Cape Cod are an exotic, invasive species. While Typha latifolia (common cattail) is native, Typha angustifolia (narrowleaf cattail) is a Eurasian plant that is believed to have been brought to North America by the early colonists.