Our Earth, Your Call: Protecting the Sound, Its Harbors and Our Rivers

On Thursday, May 23rd, from 7 to 8:30 pm at Rowayton Community Center, Norwalk Land Trust, Rowayton Gardeners and Rowayton Library will present a forum about the health of Long Island Sound, it’s harbors and our rivers in the fourth segment of their “Our Earth: Your Call” series on environmental impacts and how we can make a difference.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Sarah Crosby: Director of Harbor Watch

Dr. Crosby is a marine ecologist whose doctoral research focused on the resilience of coastal ecosystems to human and climate impacts.The mission of Harbor Watch is to improve water quality and ecosystem health in Connecticut. Under the leadership of recently retired Dick Harris, Harbor Watch has trained over 1,000 high school students, college interns and adult volunteers in the work of protecting and improving the biological integrity of Long Island Sound. It has monitored over 250 sites for a variety of physical and biological parameters.

http://earthplace.org/page/harborwatchpurposehistory

  • Curt Johnson: President and CEO, Connecticut Fund for the Environment and former Director, Save the Sound

The Connecticut Fund for the Environment / Save the Sound is a regionally focused nonprofit leading the way on effective environmental programs throughout Connecticut and the greater Long Island Sound. Their programs incorporate law, science, engineering and grassroots advocacy for a holistic approach to solving our region’s toughest environmental problems.

http://www.ctenvironment.org

There is no fee to attend, but we ask you to register here.

Refreshments will be served. Please bring your own water bottle as we will have pitchers of water available.