On February 8th at 6:30pm join us for a spectacular evening at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center for the World Premiere of Ocean Frontiers III.

We are co-sponsoring the world premier of this film. Pleasure House Oysters also plays a small role in the film.

This has been a great series so if you get the time watch the first two films. It’s all about managing the future of our oceans.

We are shucking oysters at the event prior to the film viewing.

Please come! Pass the word; it’s FREE!
Great for teachers, students, family and anyone who cares about our oceans.

Thanks,
Chris

Click pic to view Free Registration info.

Click pic to view Free Registration info.

On February 8th at 6:30pm join us for a spectacular evening at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center for the World Premiere of Ocean Frontiers III. It’s a truly unique and hopeful ocean film that explores the intersection of national security, marine commerce and conservation. Savor rare underwater footage of stunning marine life along the coast from Virginia to Maine and hear from a range of people who are leading the way to a sustainable and thriving ocean.

When: Wed. February 8 – Reception 6:30pm · Film 7pm · Panel/Q&A 8pm
Where: Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Free admission & refreshments
RSVP to save your seat: Eventbrite.com link to register

Participate in the post-film conversation about the new Mid-Atlantic ocean plan and get your questions answered by our panelists, all of whom are featured in the film:

Laura McKay – Program Manager, Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program
Joe Atangan – Physical Scientist, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, U.S. Navy
Chris Scraba – Deputy Chief, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard
Matt Gove – Mid-Atlantic Policy Manager, Surfrider Foundation
Capt. Chris Ludford – Owner, Pleasure House Oysters
Mark Swingle – Director of Research & Conservation, Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center (moderator)

This event is hosted by the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Virginia Coastal Zone Management, Virginia Sea Grant, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, Virginia Marine Trades Association, The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Port Authority, Pleasure House Oysters, Virginia Maritime Association, Virginia Conservation Network, North American Marine Environment Protection Association, Elizabeth River Project, Lynnhaven River Now, American Planning Association – Virginia Chapter, Virginia Wesleyan College, Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, Wild Oceans and Green Fire Productions.

Ocean Frontiers III trailer: http://ocean-frontiers.org/of3-trailer

Note: People with American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification can receive a maintenance credit for this event. Log your credit here:https://www.planning.org/events/eventsingle/9118463

Event contact: Eva Barnett, films@greenfireproductions.org

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