Can't make it to ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center in Burlington?
Watch Café Scientifique online and send questions to the presenter, 7 p.m., May 5!


Café Scientifique
at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

Sex, Drugs & Vices that Affect Our Waters
Thursday, May 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m

This month's Cafe Scientifique presenter is Patrick Phillips,
Hydrologist, US Geological Survey, Troy, NY

Emerging contaminants are a group of unregulated compounds that have recently been
identified in wastewater, streams and ground water. These include pharmaceuticals and other
compounds that can affect the normal functions of humans and animals.

Ways to Participate:
Cafe Scientifique

In the area? Attend Café Scientifique in person at ECHO Lake
Aquarium and Science Center
on Burlington's waterfront.
Free Salon Event for 21+.
Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m., discussion begins at 7:00 p.m.

Live Webcast and Online Chat

Watch Café Scientifique webcast live online at vpt.org or echovermont.org and send questions to the presenter starting at 7:00 p.m.
Twitter users, we’ll be using @vtcafesci.


Learn more about science and ecology in Vermont by checking out:

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, at the Leahy Center for Lake ChamplainEmerging Science
Vermont EPSCoR
National Science Foundation
Vermont Public Television

Café Scientifique is being webcast by VPT, through a partnership with ECHO and
Vermont EPSCoR, and their science-based programs: Café Scientifique and Emerging Science.

VPT's Emerging Science is made possible by VT EPSCoR's award from the National Science
Foundation on Complex Systems Modeling for Environmental Problem Solving, EPS #0701410.
Emerging Science