"Road Salt: The Greatest Threat to Adirondack Water Quality Since Acid Rain," with John Sheehan of the Adirondack Council, will explore the usage of salt to keep residents safe on roads, a practice that often causes significant damage to roadside plant life and trees. This practice is also proven to negatively impact water quality. There are several alternative salt-test areas are currently in use in the Adirondacks, especially in the high peaks region, which are being monitored for road safety and ecological changes.
Free to museum members and students; $5 for non-members. This program takes place at 1:30 p.m. in the Adirondack Museum's auditorium.