Piscataqua Science Café
Encouraging lively and engaging conversations about our water in a casual setting. Whether you are a scientist or not, this is a fun and free opportunity to learn from experts and add your own perspective to the conversation.
Wednesday January 25, 6 pm – Meltdown – What people should know and why they should care about glaciers when Larry Hamilton (UNH Carsey Institute and Professor of Sociology) and Cameron Wake (UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space), moderated by Sam Evans Brown, NHPR.
Wednesday February 22, 6 pm – Clean It Up – Creative Solutions for the Health of our Estuary. Discussion led by Rachel Rouillard (Piscataqua Region Estuary Project), Rebecca O’Brien (Surfrider Foundation) and Jeff Barnum (Great Bay Waterkeeper), moderated by Melissa Paly of CrossCurrent Communications.
Wednesday March 22, 6 pm – Investments in Portsmouth’s Peirce Island facility — will we notice the difference? Discussion led by Tom Irwin (Attorney at Conservation Law Foundation), Terry Desmarais (City of Portsmouth), and Dean Peschel (City of Dover). Moderated by Sam Evans Brown, NHPR.
Wednesday April 19, 6 pm – Raging Rivers – Is New England prepared for increasingly extreme weather? Discussion led by Mary Stampone (NH State Climatologist) and Cliff Sinnott (NH Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission), moderated by Sam Evans Brown (NHPR).
Wednesday May 10, 6 pm – Pollution Solutions – What can you do as an individual? Discussion led by Dave Cedarholm (Tighe and Bond: Water Resource Engineer), Stephen Jones (UNH), and Corey Riley (GBDC Reserve Director)