Oil in the Gulf: “What’s being done, what can we do” panel
- Capt. Tim Close, sector commander, U.S. Coast Guard, who has been the point person for the media
- Christina Simoniello, education and outreach coordinator, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System and U.S. liaison to the Sea Partnership Program, Indonesia and the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem Collaboration, Mexico, who will be assessing and talking about the spill’s impact on animals
- Bill Sanders, executive director and education coordinator, Keep Pinellas Beautiful, who will update us on volunteer efforts and sign up volunteers
Others knowledgeable about the spill will be offering their insights during the ensuing conversation and Q&A.
We will also be collecting items needed for bird cleanup by the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary. They include: kennels, towels, paper towels, gas gift cards and bottled water.
Light refreshments and $3 drink specials provided by The Hangar. SciCafé sponsored by The Pier Aquarium, the Marine Technology Society Florida Chapter and The Hangar.
Seating limited to 100. RSVP to: http://www.pieraquarium.org/event/gulfoilspill
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