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Ocean on the Edge

Time: April 21, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm
Location: Seafarers' Memorial Park
Street: 601 Seafarers' Way
City/Town: Anacortes
Event Type: climate, change, rally, &, conference
Organized By: Transition Fidalgo & Friends
Latest Activity: Apr 18, 2013

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Event Description

Transition Fidalgo & Friends hosts “Ocean on the Edge” at Seafarer’s Park (601 Seafarer’s Way, Anacortes, WA) on Sunday April 21 from 1p to 5p

Highlights include:

>   Samish Indian Nation “Welcome”

>  Waterfront rally and walk to highlight ocean acidification and sea level rise. You are encouraged to bring signs, costumes, etc. relevant to climate change impacts on the ocean.

>  Keynote speaker Nick Bond, Washington State Climatologist, will discuss climate change in the Pacific Northwest.

>   Discussion Panel with experts’ insights about current and future Salish Sea climate change impacts. Speakers include: Brooke Love (Shannon Point Marine Center, WWU), Roger Fuller (Nature Conservancy); Ed Knight (Swinomish Climate Change Initiative); and Skagit County Commissioner Ron Wesen.

>  A “Call to Action” encouraging individuals to take action to reduce climate change impacts in our region.

To help minimize our carbon footprint, we encourage people to carpool to the park and to bring a personal water bottle. Snacks will be available. The event is free and open to the public.

 

For more information about “Ocean on the Edge,” please visit www.transitionfidalgo.org/specialevents.

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