River Herring Biology & Conservation Talk @ Mashpee Town Hall
When: Tue Mar 19th
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Mashpee Town Hall | 16 Great Neck Road North | Mashpee
By James Turek, NOAA Restoration Excologist and Assistant Northeast Team Leader
James Turek is a Restoration Ecologist and Assistant Northeast Team Leader with the NOAA Fisheries Restora-tion Center (RC), stationed at the National Marine Fisheries Service Laboratory in Narragansett, Rhode Island. He has worked with the RC for 14 years and is responsible for managing or providing technical assistance on an array of Northeastern coastal habitat restoration projects in Narragansett Bay, Long Island Sound, Buzzards Bay and their watersheds. He has 30 years of experience in fishery biology and wetlands ecology, and his experience includes the planning, design, construction and monitoring of fish passage projects including dam removals, na-ture-like fishways and structural fishways, as well as tidal and freshwater wetland restoration and creation sites. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and minor in Geological Sciences from the University of Maine at Orono, and a Master’s Degree in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island. He is passionate about flyfishing, mineral collecting and other outdoor recreation and travel.