Sunday 22 September 2019
The Perils of Plastic - Stroud Research Center

When: Sunday, September 22. Doors open at 4 p.m. and lecture begins at 4:45.
Where: The Meetinghouse at Stroud Water Research Center

Join as Sherri Mason, Ph.D., of Penn State Behrend presents her lecture, “Perils of Plastics.” The Heinz Family Foundation named Dr. Sherri Mason as the recipient of the prestigious 23rd Heinz Award in the Public Policy category. She is recognized for her groundbreaking research identifying the presence of microbeads and microfibers in fresh water, and for raising awareness of the potential impact of microplastics and associated contaminants on the food chain and human health, resulting in state, federal and international policy change.

“The world is an interconnected system. This is not just about aquatic animals; it is a significant concern to human health as well.” — Sherri Mason, Ph.D.

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