SPC Seminole forum on preserving green space, Oct 27

October 22, 2010 at 9:33 am 1 comment

St. Petersburg College’s Applied Ethics Institute will host a forum entitled “The Ethics of Preserving Green Space” Oct. 27 at the Seminole Campus’ Digitorium.

At 5 pm, a guided walk will be conducted through the campus’ recently opened natural habitat park.  The forum begins at 6 pm.

Forum speakers include:

* Rep. Janet Long, D-Seminole, Florida State Representative, District 51
* Joe Malo, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Director of Education
* Jake Stowers, Assistant Pinellas County Administrator, retired
* Lester Abberger, Trust for Public Land and Florida Conservation Campaign, Chair

The program will be available on the Applied Ethics Website (http://www.appliedethicsinstitute.org) beginning Nov. 1.

For additional information, contact Dr. Laurie King at (727) 394-6035.

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  • 1. Becky  |  November 3, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Such a worthy topic. We must protect our beautiful habitats!

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