Wilton Go Green invites you to join us for a Virtual screening of “Microplastic Madness" and panel discussion on the movie, plastic and our environment.
Microplastic Madness is a family-friendly film that follows the story of 56 fifth graders from P.S. 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn – living on the frontline of the climate crisis – whose actions on plastic pollution morph into extraordinary leadership and scalable victories. An inspiring story powered by youth!!
In honor of Plastic Free July, we are excited to have you join us for this TWO-PART Virtual Green Speaker Series.
On Sunday, July 12th watch the 76 minute film, “Microplastic Madness" anytime between 3:30pm – 8:30pm. You will receive instructions on how to offer reflection and send questions after watching the film. We encourage you to watch this family-friendly film with your entire household. Recommended for ages 8+.
On Tuesday, July 14th join us for our panel discussion from 7:00pm – 8:00pm with Wilton Go Green, Norwalk River Watershed Association, Surfrider Foundation and Save the Sound! Students are encouraged to join if schedule allows! Panel portion limited to 95 guests.
Click to register for the film and panel by Saturday, July 11th.
About our Panelists:
The Norwalk River Watershed Association’s mission is to improve the water quality and aesthetic value of the 40,000-acre Norwalk River watershed.
Louise Washer, President of the NRWA, has been a member of the NRWA board since 2010, served as president since 2016, and has helped create, and serves on the steering committee of, the Pollinator Pathway which now connects over 90 towns in CT and NY.
The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network working on plastic pollution, ocean pollution, beach access, coastal protection and clean water.
Rachel Precious, Vice Chair and Jack Egan, Chair of the Surfrider Foundation Connecticut Chapter, volunteer their time to protect Long Island Sound through beach clean-ups, educational events and work with local elected officials to craft and implement strong environmental protection policies.
Save the Sound leads environmental action in your region. We fight climate change, save endangered lands, protect the Sound and its rivers, and work with nature to restore ecosystems.
Bill Lucey, Long Island Soundkeeper. Raised in CT, Bill grew up fishing local waters before earning a Fisheries Biology B.S at the University of Vermont, followed by a graduate certificate in Fisheries Management from Oregon State University. Bill spent 20 years in Alaska where he worked as a federal fish & wildlife biologist, commercial seafood harvester and as a coastal program coordinator restoring watersheds and challenging clear-cut timber harvests and mining operations detrimental to the fishing industry. Since 2017, he has patrolled the rivers and estuary of Long Island Sound advocating for fishable, swimmable and drinkable water with Save the Sound.
Tammy Thornton, is the current President of Wilton Go Green and Chair of the Zero Waste Schools Coalition. Since becoming a member of Wilton Go Green in 2017, Tammy has worked on various initiatives in the town of Wilton and its schools.