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Biology Professor Lectures at The Nyack Library

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Friday July 13, 2012


Dr. Peter Park, assistant professor of biology at Nyack College, will be featured in a lecture at The Nyack Library located at 59 South Broadway in downtown Nyack in the Community/Meeting Room on Saturday, July 14 at 12:30 p.m. An evolutionary ichthyologist, who studies ecological diversification of brain and behavior in Alaskan threespine stickleback fish, he will discuss “The Biodiversity of New York Fishes: What We Owe to the Hudson River.” 

Dr. Park will introduce the diversity of fishes and highlight some of the major fishes of the Hudson River ecosystem. A sampling of the questions he will address include the following:

  •  Which fish species can be found in the Hudson River around Nyack?
  •  Why is the Hudson River so ecologically important?
  •  What are some epic fishing stories told by locals?
  •  What can we do to protect our fishes?

For more information on this event co-sponsored by Nyack College and The Nyack Library, please phone Dane Paciarello at 845.358.3370, ext. 244.

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