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Apr
14
Wed
PEP’s Biennial Conference- Water Quality Session @ Please Register for the PEP Conference held on Zoom
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our virtual conference will drive ACTION towards combatting the challenges our estuary faces.

The health of the Peconic Estuary faces challenges – and that means our community does too. Excess nutrient loading from land causes water quality to decline, climate change causes sea levels to rise, and all of these issues combined with other human activities harm our wildlife and habitats. As a result – the natural resources we depend on and the real estate and recreational opportunities we enjoy suffer. The PEP’s Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan outlines goals and actions that guide the work of our partnership to combat these issues. This free virtual conference is all about starting discussions that put these goals and actions into MOTION!

Register for the Water Quality virtual session below. When you register, you can submit a relevant question that you would like our panelists to discuss. This is an interactive conference.

Join our partners as we discuss
“what are we going to do about it?”

Register for PEP’s Water Quality Session on April 14th 2-4pm:

 

Moderator:

Fred Thiele, New York State Assemblyman

Panelists:

Bridget Fleming, Suffolk County Legislator

Christopher Gobler, Professor at SoMAS of Stony Brook University

Jim Tierney, NYSDEC Deputy Commissioner – Water and Watershed

Ken Zegel, Suffolk County DOH, Office of Ecology-Chief, Public Health Engineer

Peter Scully, Deputy Suffolk County Executive

Apr
15
Thu
PEP’s Biennial Conference- Climate Change Session @ Please Register for the PEP Conference held on Zoom
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our virtual conference will drive ACTION towards combatting the challenges our estuary faces.

The health of the Peconic Estuary faces challenges – and that means our community does too. Excess nutrient loading from land causes water quality to decline, climate change causes sea levels to rise, and all of these issues combined with other human activities harm our wildlife and habitats. As a result – the natural resources we depend on and the real estate and recreational opportunities we enjoy suffer. The PEP’s Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan outlines goals and actions that guide the work of our partnership to combat these issues. This free virtual conference is all about starting discussions that put these goals and actions into MOTION!

Register for the Climate Change virtual session below. When you register, you can submit a relevant question that you would like our panelists to discuss. This is an interactive conference.

Join our partners as we discuss
“what are we going to do about it?”

Register for PEP’s Climate Change Session on April 15th from 2-4pm:

 

Moderator:

Alison Branco, The Nature Conservancy

Panelists:

Al Krupski, Suffolk County Legislator

Catherine Kent, Riverhead Town Councilwoman

Mark Lowery, NYSDEC Climate Policy Analyst

Minghua Zhang, Professor at SoMAS of Stony Brook University

Peter Van Scoyoc, East Hampton Town Supervisor

Apr
16
Fri
PEP’s Biennial Conference- Habitats and Wildlife Session @ Please Register for the PEP Conference held on Zoom
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our virtual conference will drive ACTION towards combatting the challenges our estuary faces.

The health of the Peconic Estuary faces challenges – and that means our community does too. Excess nutrient loading from land causes water quality to decline, climate change causes sea levels to rise, and all of these issues combined with other human activities harm our wildlife and habitats. As a result – the natural resources we depend on and the real estate and recreational opportunities we enjoy suffer. The PEP’s Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan outlines goals and actions that guide the work of our partnership to combat these issues. This free virtual conference is all about starting discussions that put these goals and actions into MOTION!

Register for the Habitats and Wildlife virtual session below. When you register, you can submit a relevant question that you would like our panelists to discuss. This is an interactive conference.

Join our partners as we discuss
“what are we going to do about it?”

 

Register for PEP’s Habitats & Wildlife Session on April 16th from 2-4pm:

 

Moderator:

Matthew Sclafani, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Marine Program

Panelists:

Dawn McReynolds, NYSDEC Assistant Division Director, Division of Marine Resources

Brad Peterson, Associate Professor at SoMAS of Stony Brook University

Nicole Maher, The Nature Conservancy

Steve Tettelbach, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Marine Program

Steve Schott, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Marine Program

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