Boothbay Register previews Leslie’s talk on resilience of coastal communities

Boothbay Register reported Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, will talk June 23 about “Resilient Coastal Communities & Marine Ecosystems: Translating science into action.” Leslie’s presentation kicks off the summer DMC science seminar series where eight renowned marine scientists will engage the public in topics ranging from studies conducted in the Gulf of Maine to exploration of the deep sea.
 The seminars will be held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays in Brooke Hall on the DMC campus, according to the article. Leslie, who also is the Libra Associate Professor in UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences, studies the ecology, policy and management of coastal marine ecosystems.
 At this first summer science seminar, Leslie will draw on her work in Maine and Mexico, and discuss how social and ecological resilience are changing the understanding and stewardship of coastal marine ecosystems.