Abstract: “Creating wetlands, a 15-year experiment in self-design” to be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (MEC building). Dr. Mitsch is a Distinguished Professor of Environment and Natural Resources (Wetland Ecology) and Director of the Olentangy River Wetland Research Park at The Ohio State University and is the Co-author of the well known book Wetlands. The presentation will be from 2-3 PM in the Lecture Room of the Environment Center. There will also be a presentation “CO2 sequestration in the New Jersey Meadowlands” by Dr. Karina V.R. Schäfer, Ecosystem Ecologist, Department of Biological Sciences of Rutgers University. It will be from 1:30 -2 PM in the Lecture Room preceding Dr. Mitsch’s presentation. RSVP to Irma Lepe by November 15, 2010 via email: [email protected] or by phone 201-460-2800.