September 2018 Newsletter
Promoting healthy and sustainable oceans through education that inspires action & advocacy
A Sunset Sail & Journey into the World of the North Atlantic Right Whale
Fri. 9/21

Learn about New England's "Urban Whale" & our efforts to save them from extinction.  W2O friends & families are invited for a Sunset Sail in Boston Harbor aboard the Tall Ship Liberty Clipper.

Tickets cost $35 for the boat ride, ocean friendly appetizers & drinks
Launch at 5:15pm & return at 7:30pm.
Get your tickets today  to join us for a fun night on the water!
MCAF Fellow Kerstin Forsberg
Conservation Conversation with the Young Professionals of W2O Wed. 9/26

After a highly successful and well-attended Ocean Trivia night, the W2O Young Professionals are hosting a happy hour meeting at The Reef in Boston on the Aquarium Plaza on Sept. 26th at 5:30pm. Afterwards, the group will attend the Aquarium's free lecture from MCAF Fellow Kerstin Forsberg on Manta Ray conservation in Peru. Register here for the free lecture.

W2O Sew-A-Thon 
No Sewing Skills Required
Wed. 10/24 at 6:30pm 

Bring fabric, your iron or sewing machine, or simply your enthusiasm to create reusable bags to support our efforts to eliminate plastic bags. Join W2O Ocean Spirit Award Winner Sierra Rothberg as we make reusable shopping bags as a sturdy, washable & sustainable alternative. The bags will be given away at Boston stores.

Ocean Lovin' Book Club
Tues. 11/13 at 6:30pm

Dive into the world of vanishing orcas with the book  Into Great Silence, a beautiful, heartrending memoir by the late Eva Saulitis. A well-known Alaskan poet and orca researcher, Saulitis writes about the relationship between the demise of a small, local orca pod in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez spill and her own struggle with cancer. 

Come for conversation & light refreshments on Nov. 13th at a private home in Boston. Please RSVP here to receive details for this event. Members are encouraged to bring a friend!

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