Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series is back! This year’s theme is “Organisms, Ecosystems, and the Human Connection.” Join us for eight exciting and thought-provoking environmental lectures featuring topics relevant to everyone living in our coastal communities. These free lectures are held at the Blake Library in Stuart on select Mondays from January through March.
February 12 2018 Lecture:
Harmful Algal Blooms in South Florida: the Environmental Causes and Human Health Consequences
“Toxic algae” has become an everyday phrase in the Treasure Coast. Discover the causes of Florida’s toxic algae blooms, as well as the potential effects of toxic algae on human health.
Presented by: Larry Brand, Ph.D. , Professor, University of Miami