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Restoration ecology students to present Cayuga Inlet dredging findings Dec. 1

Detail from invitation flyer

This is what dredge material would look like if piled in Schoellkopf Field.

Every fall, students in Restoration Ecology (HORT 4400) take on a real-world project in the local community, working together to gather data, analyze the issues and report their findings. (See To dredge or not to dredge: Class analyzes inlet options, Cornell Chronicle, Nov. 7, 2011.) You can find out what they discovered at:

Cayuga Inlet Dredge Material:
Opportunities for Restoring Ecosystem Functions & Services

Sponsored by: Tompkins County Environmental Management Council
Thursday, December 1, 2011
7:00-9:00 PM
Tompkins County Public Library
Borg Warner Room

Students of Cornell University Restoration Ecology (Hort 4400) and Associate Professor Tom Whitlow will present their findings of local dredging needs and possibilities for the Cayuga Inlet. Come and learn about these potentials and their trip to see Poplar Island – An artificial island created from dredged materials in the Chesapeake Bay.

View event poster.

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