Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia has scheduled its next seminar, “Life in the Salt Marsh”. The free 90-minute seminar will be at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, February 9 in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy, Melfa, VA 23410.
Ed Murdy will explore the flora and fauna of a mid-Atlantic salt marsh, the environmental parameters that salt marshes require, the adaptations needed for plant life to survive in saline conditions, and the importance of salt marshes to both humans and the marine ecosystem.
Murdy is retired from the National Science Foundation and George Washington University in Washington D.C.
These seminars are occasionally rescheduled or postponed on short notice. Prospective attendees are urged to check the Seminar’s website (www.SciPhi.org) shortly before a scheduled date.
Science and Philosophy Seminar is an informally organized group that meets more or less regularly to explore and discuss a wide array of topics, ranging from philosophical speculation to scientific research. All Seminars are open to the public. Admission is free.