How much plastic is in the Chesapeake Bay & in the Ocean?
What does it mean for the Bay’s health and our health?

What can YOU do?

Tuesday, Oct. 13
7 p.m.
Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second Street, Annapolis

Learn about how plastics move from littering our streets to contaminating the fish on our dinner plates.

The recent 15-day Chesapeake Bay Trash Trawl found plastic in all 60 samples collected throughout the Maryland portion of the Bay. Find out what this means for public health, the health of the Bay, and what can you do about this toxic pollution that has already entered the world food chain.

Speakers

Julie Lawson, Trash Free Maryland Maryland Delegate Clarence Lam, M.D., (D-District 12)
  Stiv Wilson, The Story of Stuff Project  
Long distance ocean sailor aned racing consultant Dee Smith Long distance ocean sailor and explorer Matt Rutherford

Hosted by Annapolis Green and Trash Free Maryland.

Sponsored by Saint Andrew's United Methodist Church & Day School and the Annapolis Community Foundation.

 

Free. Donations to Trash Free Maryland and/or Annapolis Green are much appreciated.

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What can YOU do about the plastic problem?

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