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Sandra Postel – 2017 Academy Town Square Series

May 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

On Thursday, May 18, join Sandra Postel and the Academy of Natural Sciences for a Town Square on freshwater issues.

The 2017 Academy Town Square series of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University presents a talk and discussion by Sandra Postel, a freshwater fellow at National Geographic and the co-creator of Change the Course, a national freshwater conservation and restoration campaign. Postel will discuss how she’s spent over 25 years educating others on the geography of water stress and its implications for the environment. Her lecture will address the “big picture” issues surrounding water, such as the effects of climate change on water supply, groundwater depletion, water wars, and conservation. Following her discussion, ask Postel your most pressing questions about water.

This event has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 18 from 6:30 to 8 pm. This is event is free of charge but registration is required. Please click here to register:

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s Town Square Series

The Academy’s Town Square series is designed to engage and provide relevant educational content to the public on environmental issues. Town Squares focus on critical global issues in environmental science by featuring prominent thought leaders and their findings on biodiversity, freshwater issues, climate change, and evolution. Environmental advocates, scientists, and community members come together for an opportunity to further their knowledge about environmental and sustainability matters through accurate, real-time scientific information.

This Academy Town Square is presented by Canon.

The Academy’s Town Square series is made possible by Warren Environmental Counsel.


May 18, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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