Lectures at the Lagoon

Join us for a Lecture at the Lagoon, where you will have the opportunity to hear from a diverse range of environmental experts. These knowledgeable speakers specialize in sharing captivating stories about a variety of fascinating topics, from the octopus population under the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach to the importance of manatees in our ecosystem. Our free lectures are held at 2:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month. Don’t miss this chance to learn and be inspired!

Plastic Free Afternoon: Understanding the Environmental Impacts and Empowering Solutions

Join us for an enlightening afternoon dedicated to exploring the pervasive effects of plastic on our environment and discovering actionable steps to make a difference. Starting at 11 am, indulge in eco-friendly food options from our sustainable food trucks while engaging in various activities that highlight the importance of reducing plastic consumption.

At 2:00 pm, our featured lecture will delve into the detrimental impacts of plastic pollution on our planet, from marine life endangerment to microplastic infiltration in our ecosystems. Gain insight into the urgency of addressing this global crisis and uncover practical strategies for reducing plastic usage in your daily life.

Discover how simple changes in habits and consumer choices can contribute to a significant positive impact on the environment. From reusable alternatives to mindful consumption practices, empower yourself with the knowledge and tools to embark on a journey towards a plastic-free future.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the solution. Together, let’s take a stand against plastic pollution and pave the way for a cleaner, healthier planet for generations to come.

Date: Sunday, July 14, 2024
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: 6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL
Cost: FREE, registration recommended

Chelsea Odum, Director of Education & Artist Relations at Resource Depot
Jenna Biggs, Education Specialist at Solid Waste Authority
Whitney Crowder, Co-founder & Director of Operations of Sea Turtle Care & Conservation Specialists