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Community Conversations: Is Narragansett Bay Too Clean?

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WSBE Rhode Island PBS

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Providence, RI 02907

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You are invited to attend the taping of this special panel event.

The Rhode Island Foundation and Rhode Island Monthly present the latest edition in the Rhode Island PBS Community Conversations series, Is Narragansett Bay Too Clean? Host Mario Hilario will moderate a discussion with a broad range of guests, as they and the live studio audience explore options and the creative responses from the community. We invite you to attend the taping of this panel on Wednesday, June 20th at the Rhode Island PBS studio to join in on the conversation.

Drinks and light refreshments to be served after the panel.

You must RSVP by Monday, June 18th to reserve your seat as space is very limited. Walk-ins at the door will not be accepted.

Interested in asking a question to our panelists? Email marketing@rimonthly.com by Monday, June 18th for details.

Moderated by: Mario Hilario, NBC10

Panelists:

  • Al Eagles- Al Eagles has been lobstering since he was ten. He built his own boat forty-five years ago and it's the same one he uses today.
  • Lanny Dellinger- Lanny Dellinger is also a lobsterman. He started quahogging in high school in the 1970s and started lobstering in Rhode Island Sound in the 1990s.
  • Candace Oviatt- Candace Oviatt is an oceanography professor at URI and the first woman to earn a doctorate degree from URI's School of Oceanography. She's been studying the inner workings of the bay for more than fifty years.
  • Jonathan Stone- executive director of Save the Bay
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