2024 Bradford Speaker Series

Each event will be held via ZOOM - A link will be posted the week before the event with an invitation to join the ZOOM meeting. Thank you to each of our scheduled presenters!  We are lucky to have such talent in out Bradford Family.

Click here to view the following recordings:

January 14 Speaker Series with Janet Knott

January 21 Speaker Series with Arthur Levine

February 4 Speaker Series with Brian Alves

February 25, 2024 – 4:00 pm EST

 John Cigliano (Former Bradford Science Professor)

“The Ocean is Plastic and It’s Melting: The Effects of Microplastics & Ocean Acidification on Marine Ecosystems”


John A. Cigliano is currently a Professor of Biology and Director of Environmental Conservation at Cedar Crest College and adjunct research faculty at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. Prof. Cigliano is Past President of the Marine Section of the Society for Conservation Biology and is, currently, the President of the Participatory and Citizen Science Working Group of the Society for Conservation Biology. He was also the co-chair and chair of the scientific program committee of the 2023 International Congress of Conservation Biology. Prof. Cigliano was Associate Professor of Marine Biology and Environmental Science at Bradford College.  His research includes studying the effects of ocean acidification and warming on temperate intertidal organisms and communities, as well as the effects of microplastics on marine organisms and communities. His other interests include conservation education and outreach and the application of citizen science to advance marine and coastal conservation.

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