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Thu, Jun 08



“Our Water, Our Future”

Panel discussion on World Ocean Day at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, this is the continuation of a series of events that ocean conservancy has had great success with.

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“Our Water, Our Future”
“Our Water, Our Future”

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Clearwater, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767, USA

About the Event

Here is a brief layout of the format and participants:

Introduction:      Joe Handy, Chief Executive Officer, Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Moderator:         Jon Paul “J.P.” Brooker, Director, Florida Program, Ocean Conservancy

Panelists:             Jenna Byrne, President and Founder, Water Warrior Alliance

                                  Max Chesnes, Environment Reporter, Tampa Bay Times

                                 Dr. James “Buddy” Powell, Chief Zoological Officer, Clearwater Marine Aquarium

                                 Justin Tramble, Executive Director, Tampa Bay Waterkeeper

The conversation will begin at 6 pm. After the greeting from the Aquarium, host will introduce the panelists and lead a moderated discussion on issues including water quality, harmful algal blooms, impacts to marine wildlife, marine debris and plastics, and other marine conservation issues faced by Tampa Bay and the Florida environment writ large. There will be about 20 minutes of facilitated audience question and answer as well.

After the discussion, we will have light fare and drinks to continue the conversation.

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