Karen Pattist is one of the founding members of of Koi Organisation International (K.O.I.) and has been president of the Pioneer Valley Water Garden & Koi Club. She is a prolific author and has written many articles for Koi USA and other magazines. She was the first Certified Master Koi Health Advisor, her koi have won Grand Champion and other top prizes, and she has been a koi judge as well. Karen built her first goldfish pond over 30 years ago, and first Koi pond over 25 years ago. She finished her ‘Ultimate’ Koi pond – 55,000 gallons in 2003. She will talk to us about the "Aesthetic Qualities of Ponds."
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If you've ever thought about checking out the Long Island Aquarium Society, this meeting would be the time to do it. All new visitors will receive a Welcome Gift of an 8 oz. package of premium fish food.
LIAS Meetings are held at SUNY Stony Brook's Maritime Science area. Room 120 in Endeavor Hall on the State University at Stony Brook Campus, Stony Brook, NY 11790
West onto South Drive off of Nicolls Road (County Rd 97). At the light, make a right onto Marburger Drive and then make the next right (the street has no name but there are signs indicating that you are near the Marine Sciences buildings). Follow the road all the way to the back and you will see three buildings - Discovery, Challenger and Endeavour – the last one is Endeavour Hall.
For more information, see this map on the SUNY Stony Brook website.