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"A Virtual North Fork Beach Walk" by John Holzapfel

Join naturalist John Holzapfel as he leads a “Virtual North Fork Beach Walk” for the museum on Friday, August 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

This multi-pictorial PowerPoint presentation will include the natural history, the local North Fork history, and the environmental interactions involving several different species such as scallops, oysters, gulls and horseshoe crabs, the traces and impressions of which can be observed and found on the shores of any North Fork beach.

Mr. Holzapfel has an undergraduate degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in marine science and taught high school science for 37 years and junior college science for 15 years.

He served on two occasions as a Southold Town trustee and also served as a member of Cornell Cooperative’s Marine Advisory Board.

When he retired from teaching, he began a shellfish company and after 10 years retired from the shellfish business. Over the past few years he has been giving monthly talks on nature at Peconic Landing in Greenport.

Members: Free

Non-Members: $5