Science Cafe' on the Coast: Marine Debris in Our Mississippi Waters

Science Café on the Coast kicks off its fall series with “Marine Debris in Our Mississippi Waters” on September 11 at 6 p.m. at the Pass Christian Public Library.

Presented by Amanda Sartain, this presentation will explain how marine debris affects our marine environments and what we can do to prevent it. Sartain is an Extension Program Assistant at Mississippi State University’s Coastal Research and Extension Center and is affiliated with the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium as a marine debris specialist.

This event offers those with minimal background in science the chance to meet and discuss scientific issues in a relaxed social setting. Admission is free and open to the public.

Science Café on the Coast is a collaboration between The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library, Harrison County Library System, Long Beach Public Library, the Hancock County Library System and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston.

For more information, contact Wendy Allard at 228.452.4596 or w.allard@harrison.lib.ms.us. The Pass Christian Public Library is located at 111 Hiern Avenue in Pass Christian, Miss.