LINCROFT, NJ (Jan. 10, 2018) – Community members of all ages are invited to meet with local experts and discuss local and national environmental issues during the 2018 Science Mondays series, which kicks off Jan. 22 at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft.
The free monthly series, co-hosted by the Jersey Shore Sierra Club and the Brookdale Environmental Club, begins at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 with a program titled “Challenges to Safeguarding New Jersey’s Environment” hosted by Jeff Tittel.
Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club for the last 19 years, Tittel is also a member of Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s Transition Team for Environment and Energy. He plans to discuss the Garden State’s unique environmental challenges and steps being taken to address them.
The series continues on Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. with a program titled “The Truth About Climate Research,” hosted by Steve and Pat Miller. The Millers, who completed an intensive training program with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project in Denver in 2017, plan to discuss the current and future impacts of global climate change.
The series will conclude on March 26 at 6:30 p.m. with a program titled “Supporting Environmental Science,” hosted by Claire Antonucci. Antonucci, the executive director and director of education for the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, will discuss the consortium’s efforts to support local teachers by providing up-to-date facts and lesson plans on environmental topics.