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2017 Science Pub Series

A new location with a fantastic lineup of science!

Do you like science? How about beer? Hear about hot topics in science and nature from local experts in a fun, informal atmosphere. Monday, January 9th, 6pm-8pm, the first installment in our 2017 Nantucket Science Pub hosted by The Linda Loring Nature Foundation (LLNF). Seth Engelbourg, LLNF Naturalist Educator and Program Manager, will give a talk titled: The Sky’s the Limit; Environmental Applications of Drone Mapping. This talk will present the benefits of using drones for natural resource management, highlight results from recent drone mapping surveys on Nantucket, and present additional ways that drones may aid environmental conservation on island in the future. This year, Science Pub will be at the Nantucket Culinary Center featuring the delicious concoctions of Chef Greg Margolis and staff. Beer, wine, and food will be available for purchase off an ala carte menu. Free admission. Call (508)325-0873 or email [email protected] for questions or more info. This event was made possible by the generous support of the Nantucket Community Foundation and ReMain Nantucket Fund.

Mark your calendar now for the rest of this exciting series:

February 13th: Nantucket’s Gone Batty: Update on a new species for the Island!

      Danielle O'Dell; Nantucket Conservation Foundation

March 13th: Protecting Nantucket's Water Resources by Staying Ahead of the Curve

      Kaitlyn Shaw; Town of Nantucket

April 10th: There’s More than Squirrel Nutkin: Squirrels of our World

      Emily Goldstein; Maria Mitchell Association

May 8th: “Wild sex” talking about the sex life of animals

      Dr. Patricia Brennan; Mount Holyoke College