Abington Journal

Lackawanna State Park to host global warming talk with aquatic biologist Ed Perry

N. ABINGTON TWP. — The Lackawanna State Park will host a program titled, “Global Warming: The Science and Impacts on Pennsylvania Fish and Wildlife,” from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 12.

Ed Perry, retired US Fish and Wildlife Service aquatic biologist, now National Wildlife Federation Global Warming Campaign representative, is traveling around Pennsylvania to educate fellow hunters, anglers and the conservation community to take action on global warming. He will offer his talk at the park, giving examples of current impacts to fish and wildlife in the state, and what actions people can take to reduce carbon pollution.

This program is free, but registration is required and may be completed by calling 570-945-7110.

Anyone who needs an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability should contact the park. With at least three days notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.

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