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Check out this well done video about hog waste in North Carolina

 

JANUARY UPDATES

Cape Fear Sierra Club's MLK Program

Via Zoom , January 17th 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm

 

"Intersectional Environmental Advocacy and Sierra Club's Opportunity to Lead"

Alecia Gaines, Adult Educator and Chair of the North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club's, will give an interactive presentation on the fight for environmental justice and the Sierra Club important role in advocating for at-risk communities, including the most-harmed, least consulted communities of color. She will address the changes in EJ terminology and how the extension of our strategic work in conservation can improve community relation. Participants will have opportunities to engage through their computers or cell phones.

Use the link below to attend out MLK program:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89667669826

Meeting ID: 896 6766 986

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OCTOBER UPDATES

Monthly Meeting

“Does Nature Itself Have Rights?

 

Can we place nature's right to thrive as the primary goal of climate change and other environmental protection laws? Modern system-based science demonstrates that the natural world and humans are fundamentally interconnected. Rights of Nature is a legal theory that recognizes the essential worth of the natural systems in which we live and proposes inherent rights as associated with ecosystems and species, similar to the concept of fundamental human rights or corporate personhood. As of 2021, rights of nature laws exist in dozens of cities and counties throughout the United States.

Speaker: Evan Folds,

Folds is a local regenerative agriculture advocate and elected Supervisor for the New Hanover County Soil & Water Conservation District, will talk about this innovative legal approach to protecting our precious natural environment and how it can be adopted where we live.

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87328863784

 

Meeting ID: 873 2886 3784

 

SEPTEMBER UPDATES

Monthly Meeting

“Protecting Sea Turtles and Other Treasures of Our Coast”

From May to August, loggerhead and green sea turtles crawl up Masonboro Island Reserve's beaches to lay their eggs.  The NC Coastal Reserve is involved in monitoring and protecting the turtles.  The NC Coastal Reserve is a network of 10 protected sites spanning more than 44,000 acres of estuarine land and water.  Elizabeth Colhoun, Stewardship & Education Specialist for the Coastal Reserve, will talk about the sea turtles of Masonboro Island and the Reserve’s other important projects protecting the treasures of our coast. 
Please join us on ZOOM
Monday, September 20, 2021
6:30 – 8 pm.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87448422927

Meeting ID: 874 4842 2927

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