The UCI hosted an expert panel on May 12, 2020, to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting New Jersey’s environment and what lessons the experience can teach us for the future. Audience members also shared their observations of what changes they’ve noticed in their communities. Watch the video of the discussion above.
Panelists & Topics
Air Quality: Luis Lim, Chief, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Monitoring | Slides
Ocean Environment: Josh Kohut, Professor, Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences | Slides
Coastal Lakes, Streams & Estuaries: Jason Adolf, Endowed Associate Professor of Marine Science, Monmouth University
Wildlife: Sean Sterrett, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Monmouth University
Beach Conditions: Kimberly McKenna, Associate Director, Stockton University Coastal Research Center
Moderator: Thomas Herrington, Associate Director, Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute