Talk to focus on microplastics

LAMOINE — The Lamoine Conservation Commission is hosting a talk titled “Microplastics in the Gulf of Maine” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at the Lamoine Consolidated School.

Madelyn Woods, coordinator of marine research at the Shaw Institute’s Blue Hill Research Center, will be the guest speaker.

Woods will talk about the hazards of plastics, how microplastics are formed and affect organisms, including people, and the current knowledge of microplastics globally and in the Gulf of Maine.

Light refreshments will be served.

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