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World Oceans Day Celebration

  • 09 Jun 2018
  • 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • False Creek at Plaza of Nations

On Saturday, June 9th, come take part in a World Oceans Day Celebration at the Plaza of Nations put on by Surfrider Foundation Vancouver, Ocean Wise, UN Association of Canada- Vancouver Branch, Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, and the City of Vancouver.

The event will include an educational fair, panel speakers, and a shoreline cleanup. SPEC will be there representing the work we do for the community in zero waste, food and environment, and clean energy and transportation. We encourage you to come out from 10:30am-2pm to talk to us and some of the top organizations in Vancouver and Canada who are working to protect our waters, defend our marine life, and reduce plastic pollution. Afterwards, join in for a beach cleanup of the surrounding shoreline!

EDUCATION FAIR 10:30am – 2:00pm

PANEL 11:30am – 12:30pm

SHORELINE CLEANUP 10:30pm – 2:00pm (with an official clean-up starting at 12:30pm)


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Want to get more involved?
SPEC is looking for people to volunteer the day of the event by helping set up and take down our booth and manning the booth during the educational fair. If you are interested in getting involved with our outreach team, please contact robin@spec.bc.ca to learn more.

Panel Speakers:

BRIANNE MILLER–Founder and CEO, Nada

DR. PETER ROSS–Vice-President of Research, Ocean Wise

CARLEEN A. THOMAS–Relationships and Protocol Agreements Coordinator, Tsleil-Waututh Nation

SHAUN FRANKSON–Co-founder and Chief Digital Strategist, Social Plastic

KATE LE SOUEF (Moderator)–Manager, Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

2305 West 7th Ave 

Vancouver, BC  V6K 1Y4

T: 604.736.7732
E:  admin@spec.bc.ca

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