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Sunday@4: Turning the Tide

March 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Arctic Peninsula (Photo: Christina Mittermeier)

Our oceans are changing and so is our relationship with them. Join us on a journey above and below the ocean’s surface with views through the lens of two National Geographic photographers: Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen. Cristina will be our featured speaker.

Through first-hand experiences with indigenous cultures around the world, Cristina Mittermeier demonstrates the undeniable call for action around climate change and the impact it is having not only on our world’s oceans but on the people and wildlife who rely on the sea for survival.

Having spent extensive time with the Gitga’at Nation in British Columbia, on the front lines of their fight to protect sacred headwaters in the Great Bear Rainforest, Cristina Mittermeier is in a unique position to blend science with compassion and knowledge with empathy.  Her experience in British Columbia extends to the Salish Sea, unparalleled in biological diversity and now at a crossroad between industrial degradation and sustainable industry. Cristina will demonstrate that a plan for the ocean means more than a plan the future, it’s a plan that our lives depend on.

Photo: Christina Mittermeier

Cash bar opens: 3:30 pm        Program starts: 4:00 pm
**Buffet Dinner (reserved guests only) immediately following the program:  Pulled Pork Sandwiches, fresh baked Cobs buns, coleslaw, house made pickles, mac & cheese, watermelon. $19/person

** (dinner only) Prior Reservation Required (deadline Thursday March 8 noon): click here to email or call: 250-468-9915 (NB: Minimum 35 people required for buffet – please sign up ASAP)


March 11, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Nanoose Community Services
Fairwinds Community Association


Fairwinds Golf & Country Club
3730 Fairwinds Drive
Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9K6 Canada
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  1. Karen Fraser

    Hi, I was wanting to attend this “Turning the Tides” event with C. Mittermeier. Am I reading this correctly that the event is full? If possible, I would like to RSVP for 2 people please. Thanks
    Dr.Karen Fraser

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