Date: 
Thursday, May 5, 2011 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
ECHO & St. Albans Free Library
City, State: 
Burlington & St. Albans, Vt.
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Topic: Emerging Contaminants: Sex, drugs & vices that affect our waters.

Emerging contaminants are a group of compounds that have recently been identified in wastewater, streams and ground water but are not regulated. These compounds include pharmaceuticals and other compounds that can affect the normal functions of humans and animals. Join us in conversation with Patrick Phillips, Hydrologist, US Geological Survey, Troy, NY.

There are three ways to participate:

Attend the event in person at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center. FREE Event for adults 21+. Light snacks and cash bar at 6.30 p.m., discussion begins at 7 p.m. Click here for more information or call 1-877-324-6386.

Log onto vpt.org/live at 7 p.m. to watch the presentation, chat with other Vermonters and ask questions of the presenter.

Go to the St. Albans Free Library, second floor meeting room, at 7 p.m. to watch a live video feed from ECHO and join the discussion.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Vermont Public Television is holding free screenings in February, March and April in commemoration of Black History Month.

In connection with The Story of the Jews, WNET Education is launching an essay contest for high school aged students to examine how stories shape our identities.

Meet some extraordinary women in Vermont.

A new PBS site for America's booming 50+ population as they plan for a new life stage.

Lifelong Learning


PBS Kids
Tons of videos and games for children from PBS!

Educator Resources
Lesson plans, online courses, and videos for teachers and parents


VPT Weekly

Our weekly email newsletter highlighting upcoming shows and important station news.
Sign Up Today

Vermont Public Television

204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446
(802) 655-4800
© 2014 Vermont Public Television
All Rights Reserved

Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Pinterest