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Morina addresses Chesapeake Bay Foundation group

May 8, 2015

On February 25, VCU’s Joe Morina addressed the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s “Desserts and Discussion” group, elaborating on the importance of wetlands to clean water. A graduate student in VCU’s Biology Department, and Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellow, Morina gave a talk entitled, “Wetlands: Historic Trends and Future Perspectives”. He shared information on wetland ecology, wetland loss, and wetland response to climate change, underscoring the importance of wetlands to everyday life, and why we need to preserve and restore these ecosystems.

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