Happy solstice: Upcoming NESW summer & fall happenings

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events from NESW, and stay tuned for more information on each!

Sunday, July 23 – Plum Island hike
Science writer and marine biologist Bill Sargent will lead a community walk along the barrier beach, to demonstrate the effects of coastal erosion and sea level rise on Plum Island.

Wednesday, August 9 – NESW 2017 Summer Social
Our ever-popular summer social will once again be held at Daedalus Restaurant & Pub in Harvard Square. Join us for this fun and casual opportunity to mingle and network with other area science writers.

Monday, September 25 – Block Island Wind Farm Ferry Tour
Join researchers from the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind at the University of Delaware on a special full-day bus-to-ferry tour of the United States’ first offshore wind farm. We need a big group to fill the ferry and are pleased to welcome the Knight Science Journalism fellows, as well as the graduate science writing students from both MIT and Boston University with us. (If you know of other area individuals or groups that might be interested in joining us, email Noelle Swan at noelleswan[at]gmail.com.)

TBA – Inaugural dinner with a scientist
Spend an evening with MIT physicist and gravitational waves expert Scott Hughes. Enrollment will be limited, so keep an eye out for the invitation to reserve your spot.

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