Surfrider Foundation Workshop at MoMA PS1's VW Dome 2

TIME: Sunday, March 24, 2013, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: MoMA PS1's VW Dome 2 at Beach 94th St. / Shorefront Parkway, Rockaway, NY

Surfrider Foundation: Mobilizing Grassroots Activists In Coastal Conservation

Panelists: 

Dr. Chad Nelsen, Environmental Director of Surfrider Foundation           

Meg Caldwell, Executive Director of the Center for Ocean Solutions/Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Policy Program at Stanford University's Law School.

Please join us this Sunday for a special presentation and conversation with Dr. Chad Nelsen, Environmental Director of the Surfrider Foundation and Meg Caldwell, Executive Director of the Center for Ocean Solutions.  Dr. Nelsen will provide an overview of Surfrider Foundation and its recent successes. Meg Caldwell is an expert on climate change and coastal adaptation from a legal perspective.

They will invite discussion about the challenges coastal communities face with rising sea levels and climate change, including the changes these communities are willing to make to strengthen coastal resiliency.

The Surfrider Foundation has an all volunteer activist network that includes 84 chapters around the US and 250,000 supporters, activists and members, including five chapters in the New York-New Jersey area that address issues such as beach access, coastal preservation, surf and ocean protection.

This is the first lecture in RWA'S Sunday Action Agenda series to be held at MoMA PS1's VW Dome 2 through May 12, 2013. Please check back for updates on future guest speakers.

This event is free and open to the public.

RSVP is suggested as space is limited.

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