January Program: Christian Thomas & Ry Covington, SkyTruth

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St. John's Lutheran Church Annex

101 Martin Street · Martinsburg, wv

How to find us

The church hall is directly behind the main church building on Martin Street. Ring the bell to be admitted. Free parking is available in the church lot or on the street. Note that St. John's Church is not affiliated with Sierra Club.

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Christian Thomas is a Geospatial Engineer who monitors mining, offshore infrastructure and marine pollution at SkyTruth. Ry Covington is the organization’s Technical Program Director and uses GIS, remote sensing, and machine learning in his work. SkyTruth uses satellite technology to identify and monitor threats to the planet’s natural resources such as offshore drilling and oil spills, urban sprawl, fracking, mountaintop removal mining, and overfishing of the oceans. In this program Mr. Thomas and Mr. Covington will be introducing us to SkyTruth’s work and its impact on threats to our environment.

The public is welcome to this program, free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.