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Beach Plastic Exploration and Movie Event!
June 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Come join the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Service to learn about the fate of plastics in our environment. Expert-led Nurdle Patrols at 10 am and 12 pm Showings* of “The Smog of the Sea” at 11:15 am and 1:15 pm *Light Refreshments will be served We’ll be learning about and conducting “nurdle patrols” to find and document plastics on our beaches and adding our data to the map (see https://nurdlepatrol.org/map). There’ll be informational tables from MSU Extension Agents about how we study microplastics, how microplastics impact the marine environment, and how we can reduce our everyday use of plastic.