Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot Week is upon us! Join us for a stimulating panel discussion followed by Q&A with Dr. Sylvia Earle and local organizations making waves to protect our local waters as they share their work. Learn about recent progress they’ve made and exciting breakthroughs that can facilitate restoration efforts both locally and around the world! Then hear from one of the most respected and inspiring marine biologists, Dr. Sylvia Earle, on the importance of their local work, the value of the oceans, and why we should all be working to protect our Hope Spot. What does it mean to be a Hope Spot? How you can become more involved in protecting our Hope Spot? Join us and find out! Panelists include:
Dr. Sylvia Earle - Mission Blue
Ed Sherwood - Executive Director Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Keri O'Neil - Senior Coral Scientist at the Florida Aquarium's Center for Conservation
Dr. Ryan Orgera - CEO Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation
Kevin Claridge - Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
Natalie Henley - Sustainability Coordinator City of Dunedin
Vicki Love - Director Blue-Green Connections
This virtual event is limited to 1.5 hours and our local organizations have so much to share! So, leading up to this Panel Discussion, October 3-10 will be a week of informative videos, podcasts, and other educational content from local organizations on the forefront of marine research, restoration and conservation.
This is a free virtual discussion that is open to the public. Registration is required. We will email a link to the webinar and more details as the date approaches. Remember to join us for the Hope Spot Week - One Year Anniversary Education and Celebration leading up to this discussion!
*Please note this webinar is hosted by Blue-Green Connections, Inc. and facilitated by Mission Blue