923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dr. Murray McBride, Director of the Cornell Waste Management Institute

Thursday, May 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Room 265, Sobey Building, Saint Mary's University, 903 Robie St.

Free public lecture. All welcome.

Come to learn about the potential impacts of the application of HRM
sewage sludge on agricultural land in Nova Scotia. The speaker, Dr.
Murray McBride, was born and raised on a farm in Southwestern Ontario.

He obtained his undergraduate degree from the Ontario Agricultural
College at the University of Guelph, where he majored in Soil Science.
After obtaining M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in soil chemistry at Michigan
State University in 1974, Dr. McBride joined the faculty at Cornell
University a year later, where he is professor of Soil Chemistry in the
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. At Cornell, he teaches Soil
Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry. His research is focused on the behaviour and fate of pollutant chemicals, trace elements and toxic
metals in soils that could be hazardous to the environment and the
human and animal food chain. He has published close to 200
peer-reviewed research papers in scientific journals as well as a
textbook of soil chemistry. His research has been supported by agencies such as the US Dept. of Agriculture and National Science Foundation.

Co-sponsored by Saint Mary?s University. Organized by the Nova Scotia Environmental Network (902) 454-6846 / [email protected] / www.nsen.ca

Official Website: http://www.nsen.ca

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