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Join us for the Sierra Club Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 23rd, Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St.

6:00 Free Pizza, 6:30 Program

Island Creek Basin Ecosystem: An Imperiled Biodiversity Hotspot
A Presentation by Andy Wood

The Island Creek Basin Ecosystem located in northeast New Hanover and
southeast Pender Counties, is a biodiverse and ecologically important natural
resource area under assault by development that will convert flood-prone
wetland habitat into human housing and other constructs, with taxpayer-funded
subsidies gifted to private developers. Conservation biologist Andy Wood will
introduce program participants to one of the world’s rarest and compelling
ecosystems, and steps being taken to help elected policymakers evaluate and
include its beneficial ecosystem services as part of their land and water use
Andy Wood is a conservation biologist and educator, and director of Coastal
Plain Conservation Group, based in Hampstead, NC. For twelve years he served
as education curator with the
NC Aquarium at Ft. Fisher, followed by eleven
years as state education director with the National Audubon Society. He serves
as conservation consultant with his wife’s company, Habitats Gardens.

Next Outing - Thursday June 3rd, 2023


The Green Swamp, has been considered to be "an amazing natural experience, like you stepped back in time"!   We are so fortunate to be escorted on this tour by UNCW's Dr. John Taggart.   Space is limited; sign up with MeetUp.


Green Swamp Preserve - 910-395-5000

673 Green Swamp Rd., Supply, NC

 PLEASE MEET in the parking area by 9:45; we start promptly at 10:00. 

PLEASE email me at  for the latest updates, and in case we should have to cancel or reschedule due to weather. 

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