Blog : Ocean Frontiers II Premier at Seacoast Science Center

By Mary | Mar 19, 2014 | in

RYE – The Northeast ocean planning initiative is spreading, and now there is a film to help share the story. The premiere of Ocean Frontiers II: A New England Story for Sustaining the Sea will be shown on April 3 at the Seacoast Science Center. Join two Green Alliance businesses, Conservation Law Foundation and the Blue Ocean Society, as they co-host this exciting event with the Seacoast Science Center, Green Fire Productions and the Gundalow Company.

The Ocean Frontiers II film will begin at 7:00 p.m. and last until 9:00 p.m. A discussion with Wendy Lull of the Seacoast Science Center and Jennifer Felt of Conservation Law Foundation will follow. Ted Diers, the Watershed Management Bureau Administrator at the Department of Environmental Sciences will facilitate the conversation and engage the audience.

This inspirational, award-winning movie tells the story of citizens coming together to promote healthier economies and clean New England seas. Ocean Frontiers II is one of the first multi-state ocean plans that has been put into action. Ocean Frontiers II, a film made by Green Fire Productions, highlights past and future uses for New England waters. Residents collaborate to minimize overcrowding and keep their oceans alive. The film focuses on Rhode Island’s ocean resource planning and the fishermen, tribal leaders, environmental advocates and wind energy executives involved in the movement.

Executive Director Karen Meyer commented, “the people of New England impressed us with the passionate effort that has gone into ocean planning in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Your work is an ideal example to share with New England and the rest of the country as ocean planning across the region gets underway.”

There is a growing need for to create set ocean plans for sustaining marine life. This film will teach you the ways you can help save the ocean. The movie premier is free and open to the public. Please click here to RSVP because the hosts request that you reserve a seat. Those who would like to screen the Ocean Frontiers II film trailer beforehand can do so at www.ocean-frontiers.org/trailer.

Become a Green Alliance member to receive an autographed sustainability book with a $75 Conservation Law Foundation membership! GA members also receive FREE admission to the Blue Ocean Society Discovery Center and 10 percent off all items in the BOS online store with the promo code GA10.