Port Townsend Marine Science Center to host lecture on marine microplastics

PORT TOWNSEND — Andrew Mason will present “Microplastics as Marine Debris” at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The presentation, sponsored by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, will stream on Zoom.

Mason is the Pacific team lead for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s marine debris program.

He will provide a description of what constitutes marine debris, with a focus on microplastics, and then discuss the marine debris program’s mission, 2021-2025 strategic plan and the Save Our Seas Act 2.0.

Mason’s presentation is produces in partnership with the Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee.

For more information or to RSVP, visit www.ptmsc.org.

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