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A Sound Future: Long Island Sound Blue Plan Open Forum

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
6:30pm – 9:00pm

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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT 06854

Join us on November 16th for an evening to learn about, discuss and help shape the Long Island Sound Blue Plan – a new State and stakeholder initiative to better guide future uses of the Sound. This is the Blue Plan Advisory Committee's kick-off event to educate and engage the public about the Plan, which is intended to protect the Sound’s natural resources and its traditional human uses such as boating, fishing, recreation and maritime commerce. Whatever your interest in the Sound, make sure your voice is heard!

A Sound Future: Open Forum for Shaping the Long Island Sound Blue Plan

When: Wednesday, November 16th; 6:30-9:00 PM. Reception at 6:30 PM. Program at 7:00 PM.

Where: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT 06854 Free admission and refreshments

Details & RSVP: http://bit.ly/RSVP-Norwalk

Come learn about the Blue Plan process, watch the short documentary film Ocean Frontiers II, and join the conversation about what the Plan will accomplish. There will be plenty of chances to ask questions, make comments and discover how you can help shape the Blue Plan. Please RSVP.

Speakers include DEEP Commissioner Rob Klee, Dr. Brian Davis of The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Christine Nelson of the Town of Old Saybrook, Nathan Frohling of The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, Bill Gardella of the Connecticut Marine Trades Asso., Melissa Gates of Surfrider Foundation, Dick Harris of Norm Bloom and Son, LLC/Copps Island Oysters, Mike Theiler of Jeanette T Fisheries, and Brian Thompson of DEEP.

Hosted by: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Connecticut DEEP, Connecticut Sea Grant, The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, Connecticut Marine Trades Association, Long Island Sound Study, Connecticut Charter and Party Boat Association, Surfrider Foundation, Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association, Norm Bloom and Son, LLC/Copps Island Oysters, North American Marine Environment Protection Association, New England Science and Sailing, Town of Old Saybrook, Harbor Watch (a program of Earthplace) and Green Fire Productions.

Contact:

Nathan M. Frohling, nfrohling@tnc.org

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