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Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies to offer science lectures

Published: Mon March 06, 2006
By: Straight Dope in Life > Beach & Ocean
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Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies will sponsor a science lecture series, “The Ocean at Your Doorstep,” Monday evenings March 13 through April 10, at 6:30 p.m., at the Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St. The lectures are free.

On March 13, Peter Borelli, PCCS executive director, will discuss environmental public policy, and what decision makers and resource managers can do to protect and conserve our marine ecosystems.

Charles “Stormy” Mayo, director of the center’s Right Whale Habitat Studies, will speak on “Right Whales At the Brink: What Do They Tell Us?”

Monday, March 27, Scott Landry, of the Large Whale Disentanglement Team, will discuss “Techniques and Technology of Saving Large Whales at Sea.”

The final lecture will be April 10, featuring guest spaker Jooke Robbins, who directs the center’s Humpback Whale Studies. She will talk about “Humpback and Whale Entanglement in Fishing Gear: How Big is the Problem?”

For information about the Monday Night Lecture Series, contact Cathy at PCCS at 508 487-3623, ext.106, or by email at

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