Clean Coast will present the annual Coastal Issues seminar at Skidaway Island State Park on Saturday and Sunday.
Delve a little deeper into the local environmental issues you may have read about in the paper and learn how you can make a difference. Then experience Skidaway Island State Park’s natural heritage by visiting an unspoiled barrier island with naturalist guide John “Crawfish” Crawford.
Saturday’s speakers include:
• Clete Bergen, Citizens for Clean Air, and Judy Jennings, Sierra Club, Georgia Chapter
Topic: Liquified natural gas terminal on Elba Island
Time: 9:30 a.m.
• David Kyler, Center for a Sustainable Coast
Topic: Sustainability: A holistic approach to resource management in the Savannah River basin
Time: 10:45 a.m.
• Chuck Watson, director of research and development for Kinetic Analysis Corporation
Topic: Savannah harbor deepening
Time: 11:30 a.m.
• Stacey Kronquest, communications director, Savannah Riverkeeper
Topic: Clear-cut logging on Ebenezer Creek
Time: 1:30 p.m.
• Frank Mirasola, Jekyll Island Citizens Association
Topic: Jekyll Island redevelopment environmental and administrative issues
Time: 2 p.m.
• George Sedberry, superintendent of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Topic: Marine research areas
Time: 3:15 p.m.
The fee is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. It includes lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and the Sunday trip to Wassaw Island with Crawford.
Clean Coast is an all-volunteer run non-profit organization that holds monthly beach and marsh clean-ups on the Georgia coast.
For more information and to make reservations, call Karen Grainey at (912) 961-6190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.