Join us for a special screening of Ocean Frontiers III. This hopeful film explores the challenges at the heart of ocean conservation and development, presenting solutions from a range of people who are leading the way to a healthy and sustainable ocean future. Participate in the post-film conversation and learn how you can get involved.
Free and open to the public! RSVP via Eventbrite link above to register.
6:30pm – Light reception
7:00pm – Introduction & Ocean Frontiers III film
8:00pm – Panel discussion and audience Q&A on the new Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan
The interactive panel discussion with regional experts includes:
Karen Chytalo – Assistant Director of the Division of Marine Resources, NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation &
Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body Member
Clint Plummer – Vice President of Development, Deepwater Wind
Carl LoBue – NY Oceans Program Director, The Nature Conservancy on Long Island
John McMurray – Owner/Operator of One More Cast Charters, Freelance Writer & Member of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Adrienne Esposito – Executive Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment (Moderator)
Renewable Energy and Sustainability Center at Farmingdale State College, Long Island Sierra Club, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, The Nature Conservancy on Long Island, New York State Marine Education Association, SUNY Maritime College, The Safina Center, New York Sea Grant, Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, South Shore Audubon Society, Surfrider Foundation – Central Long Island Chapter, Save the Great South Bay, Renewable Energy Long Island, Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium, New York Offshore Wind Alliance, Gotham Whale, All Our Energy, American Littoral Society, Deepwater Wind, North American Marine Environment Protection Association, New York League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Green Fire Productions.