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Our Oceans: Peril and Potential

Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

The Conservation Committee of The City Gardens Club of New York City believes that knowledge is essential to action. For the past 13 years we have organized annual educational forums on important environmental issues for the benefit of Club members + the general public. This year, six panelists, all experts in their fields, will shed light on the many challenges facing our oceans and share their ideas for potential changes.

DATE
Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM
8:30am – 9:15am
Registration and light refreshments

9:15am – 12pm
Panel Presentations and Q&A

This event is hosted by The City Gardens Club of New York City. There is a charge of $20 for Educators, Student, City, or Not-for-Profit Employee tickets. For more information and to buy tickets, visit their website: https://www.citygardensclubnyc.org/outreach-programs/conservation-word/

LOCATION
New York School of Interior Design
170 East 70th St
New York, NY 10021

PANELISTS
Nichole Anest
Curator, Ocean Core Laboratory
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Anna Cummins
Co-Founder and Executive Director,
5 Gyres Institute, Los Angeles, California

Jon Forrest Dohlin
Director, New York Aquarium
Vice-President, Wildlife Conservation Society

Jonathan Hare, PhD
Science Research Director, NOAA
(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Fisheries and Science Center at Woods Hole, MA

Clay Maitland
Managing Partner, International Registries, Inc.
Former Chair, Admiralty Committee, NYC Bar Association
Chairman Emeritus, National Maritime Historical Association

Sandra Whitehouse, PhD
Marine Scientist and Consultant
Senior Policy Advisor, Ocean Conservancy
Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council

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