Niagara Frontier Botanical Society: An Introduction to Algae and Their Significance in our Daily Lives

Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, May 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Location
Harlem Road Community Center

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The Niagara Frontier Botanical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 in the Harlem Road Community Center, 4225 Harlem Road, one block south of Main Street in Snyder.

Meetings are open to the public and free of charge.

Berat Haznedaroglu, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo, will present “An Introduction to Algae and Their Significance in our Daily Lives.”

Are you a fan of sushi?  How about Jello?  Believe it or not, algae are used in many things like food and medicine!  This talk will cover the basics of algal diversity and their impact in our daily lives.  You will see fascinating examples of algae in biofuels, environmental remediation, fertilizers and more.