Marine Debris

Transition Fidalgo and Friends’
Monthly Gathering Presentation:

Marine Debris

March 26, 2019: 6:30 pm at the Anacortes Senior Center

Marine debris is a growing concern, with impacts that span ecosystems, food chains, human health and socio-economic systems. Solving this global problem will require local solutions informed by science. Hillary will talk about what we know and don’t know about marine debris sources and impacts in our region and will highlight how the citizen science program COASST is working to tackle the unknowns and make a positive difference.

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About Hillary:

Prior to getting her feet wet in the marine world through the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), Hillary focused on community engagement in restoration, horticulture, and sustainability. While working at a botanic garden in south Florida, she discovered a passion for citizen science that eventually manifested into graduate studies at UW, and creation of a citizen science project exploring influences of gardening on pollinators.


06:30 PM


Anacortes Senior Center, 1701 22nd St.