MEC Events This Week

This week’s Meadowlands Environment Center talks feature two of our favorite topics, Albert Einstein and the marshes of the Meadowlands.

On Tuesday afternoon, MEC educator Dr. Victoria Madden will tell you all about the amazing scientist, and on Sunday afternoon longtime NJMC naturalist Don Smith will talk about the region’s amazing wetlands.  Best to register in advance.

Information on both events follows.
Tuesday, March 11, 3-4 p.m. – All ages (MEC)
Albert Einstein
Come and learn 20 things about this most amazing man of the 20th Century. Was Einstein slow in learning how to speak?   Where is his brain?  Who did he flirt with?  MEC educator Dr. Victoria Madden will provide the answers to these and many more questions about the famous scientist.
Free. Registration is recommended and appreciated.

Sunday, March 16, 1-2:30 p.m. (MEC)
Marshes of the Meadowlands: 1950 to today
Don Smith, retired Chief Naturalist with the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, was born and raised in Little Ferry and is a fountain of knowledge on the history of the Hackensack River and its marshes. Don has spent hundreds of hours hiking, trapping and traversing this unique ecosystem through the years. Join Don and experience our wonderful marsh through the eyes of this seasoned observer! $5/person; $4/MEC members. Registration is recommended and appreciated.

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