Saturday Meeting - Gary Peresta with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

November 17, 2018 10:00 am


10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, November 17, 2018
College of Southern Maryland (Prince Frederick Campus), Meeting Room 236 115 Prince William Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
TOPIC: Gary Peresta, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center This month we welcome Gary Peresta with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Gary will share and discuss his photography from his work in the field.
About Gary
Gary has been working in global change/CO2 effects on the environment since 1985. Trained as an Ag Engineer, he worked with Peace Corp Jamaica and the USDA before coming to SERC in 1990, when he joined the CO2 group under plant physiologist Bert Drake. He has been working with the Biogeochemistry Lab continuing research on the effects of global change on the marsh ecosystem. He also does regular station manager stints at the Smithsonian lab in Belize. He plays bass and other instruments in many musical projects. He enjoys travel, especially when it can be combined with music and/or science!
PHOTO THEME: “Quiet Moment” Photos will be shared as we vote for November’s top 3 images.
4th WEDNESDAY MEETING – No Meeting Scheduled
December TRIP (12/1): ICE! At National Harbor
Please use .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to communicate with the club. Please see or contact Sandy Carr (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) to renew your club membership. Membership is $35 for adult and $45 for family. CPC HATS with EMBROIDERED LOGO ($18) are available for purchase at Saturday’s meeting!