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Climate Change Will Be Subject of Free Lecture for Adults at Trailside Nature & Science Center on Oct. 9

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that Professor Anthony J. Broccoli, of the Rutgers Climate Institute and the Atmospheric Science Department at Rutgers University, will present a discussion about climate change on Thursday evening, October 9, from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. This program for adults, 18 and older, is free of charge.

“Climate change has grown in importance. We are faced with the challenges every day,” said Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak. “This program will help us understand the extent of those changes.”

New Jersey has experienced climate change during the past century and the changes have been more rapid in recent decades. The lecture will address the extent of the changes that have been recorded and the prospects for future changes. Professor Broccoli will discuss the evidence of changes in the climate as well as the directions in which New Jersey’s climate may be headed.

The Oct. 9 lecture kicks off a series of Fall Adult Programs at Trailside, featuring educational lectures and workshops for adults 18 and older. For additional information about adult programs or upcoming events at Trailside, call 908-789-3670 or visit Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.