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The Closter Nature Center (http://www.closternaturecenter.org/) in nearby Closter, NJ is holding 2 educational events which will touch on issues of storm surges & the role of marshes in mitigating those events. The events described below are free and open to the public.
Closter Nature Center ANNUAL MEETING… AND SPECIAL EVENT:
Friday, May 2nd “EXTREME WEATHER”
Thundersnow! Flooding! Superstorm Sandy Storm Surges! A series of unusual weather events in northern New Jersey followed by one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record in the Northeast – what is happening to our local weather? The State Climatologist of New Jersey may have some answers. The Closter Nature Center will be hosting a special event at its Annual Meeting in May featuring the highly respected and dynamic Dr. David Robinson, whose job it is to advise the State on weather patterns and trends.
Who: David Robinson, Rutgers University Professor & NJ State
What: "Climate - Are Extreme Weather Events the 'New
Normal'?" Where: Closter Nature Center Log Cabin on Ruckman Pond
When: Friday, May 2nd 2014 at 7:30 PM.
Prior to Dr. Robinson's presentation and Q&A with the audience, there will be a brief discussion of the Nature Center's activities and achievements over the past year. Please join us for this interesting and informative talk.
PIERMONT MARSH WALK: Sunday, May 4th
If walking is more your "thing" join us on Sunday, May 4th as
we "get local" with a walk and talk, led by Marc Gussen and Beth
Ravit. We will continue the discussion of extreme weather, a changing climate and their impacts on the marshes of Piermont, New York. We will meet at the cabin by Ruckman Pond, at 1:30 PM, and carpool to Piermont. Come for one or both events; -- it's all free and open to the public. Donations welcome, of course!