Senior Environment Corps to Provide Seniors with Free Education Series

KA_Brewster_Nickerson State Park_040616_Spring_Walk_043BREWSTER – The Senior Environment Corps of Elder Services will offer free education opportunities this winter in the form of lectures and film screenings.

First up, on January 17th from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Adjunct Professor at Cape Cod Community College Chris Powicki will examine how the Cape has embraced sustainable energy and how it measures up in reducing carbon emissions. The lecture will be held at the Brewster Ladies’ Library.

On Wednesday, January 25th from 2 to 4 p.m., a screening of Catching the Sun will take place at the Cape Cod Museum of Art. The film follows the effects of solar energy industry on a low-income community.

Owner of Mac’s Seafood Alex Hay will speak at the Wellfleet Preservation Hall from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21st regarding sustainable aquaculture.

The effects of global warming on the glaciers of Greenland will be covered in a screening of Chasing Ice at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Wednesday, February 22nd from 2 to 4 p.m.

Biologist Rob Stewart, who studies sharks, will explain the perils of the illegal shark fin trade on Wednesday, March 15th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

The 2016 horseshoe crab spawning survey results will be shared a lecture at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Redfield Auditorium on Wednesday, March 22nd from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

The protection of right whales from ship strikes will be covered on Wednesday, March 29th from 1 to 2:30 at the Cape Cod National Seashore Salt Pond Visitor Center.

To sign up for any of the events, contact Anita at (508) 394-4630 ext. 522, or anita.lord@escci.org.

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