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2 New Meetups: 1) Lecture on Stormwater and 2) Ocean Advocacy Event

From: Cathy
Sent on: Monday, March 3, 2008 10:53 AM
Announcing two new meetings for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

1) Presentation: Solar 1 Green Renter-There's Still Poop In The Water Catching up with the
S.W.I.M. Coalition with Kate Zidar

To RSVP: http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/7452742/

2) Ocean Action Month Launch Event
To RSVP: http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/7452645/




What: Presentation: Solar 1 Green Renter-There?s Still Poop In The Water

When: Monday, March 3, 7:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Who should come: Anyone concerned about storm water infrastructure and the resulting problems in NYC.


Meeting Description: Monday March 3, 7PM
There's Still Poop In The Water: Catching up with the S.W.I.M. Coalition with Kate Zidar, S.W.I.M.

The warm weather is just around the corner, believe it or not, and
summertime will find millions of New Yorkers at or on the water. Come
hear Kate Zidar, representative of the Stormwater Infrastructure
Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition, talk about what's new this year on the
water and what troubles still persist. Namely, Combined Sewer
Overflow, the putrid problem that pipes sewage into our local
waterways after every rain. Come find out what is being done! Come
find out what you can do to help keep NYC waterways clean!

Map of Directions to Solar 1: Map
To learn more about Solar 1: http://solar1.org

Learn more here:
http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/7452742/



What: Ocean Action Month Launch Event

When: Thursday, March 13, 2007

OCEAN ACTION MONTH (MARCH 13 - APRIL[masked])

The Conserve Our Ocean Legacy (COOL) Campaign NYC launches Ocean Action Month on March 13th, 2008. The month is dedicated to promoting community activism and ocean conservation in NYC.

Learn about the crisis facing our oceans and what you can do to influence the decision makers. Featuring film short + speaker panel + ocean action pack giveaway! Refreshments provided.

RSVP: For free ticket reservations and questions contact Rachael Goodyer, rgoodyer AT greencorps DOT org, (510)[masked]

To learn more about the Ocean Advocates Meetup: http://oceansalert.meetup.com/30/calendar/7428616/

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS:

STUDENT ACTIVIST WORKSHOP
DATE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26
TIME: 7-9PM
PLACE: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
DETAILS: Get the skills you need to inspire action and organize change wherever you are. Open to all progressive student groups on and off campus looking to make an impact. Expert trainers will run sessions in the following areas: Recruitment, Campaign Planning, Media and Online Organizing.

COMMUNITY ACTIVIST WORKSHOP
Co-sponsored with Upper Green Side!
DATE: MONDAY, MARCH 31
TIME: 7-9PM
PLACE: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
DETAILS: Get the skills you need to launch a successful grassroots campaign in the community. Open to both groups and individuals looking to acquire and develop their organizing experience. Expert trainers will run sessions in the following areas: Recruitment, Campaign Planning, Media and Online Organizing.

Visit www.oceanlegacy.org to find out more about the national campaign.

Learn more about this event:
http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/7452645/

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