Green Film Dives into State of Planet’s Oceans


What: Redding 2010 Green Film Series Offers Fourth and Final Film “Journey to Planet Earth: The State of the Planet’s Oceans”

When: May 15, 7 p.m.

Where: First Christian Church
3590 Placer Street

The fourth and final film in Redding’s 2010 Green Film Series is titled “Journey to Planet Earth: The State of The Planet’s Oceans.” Once considered an inexhaustible source of food, the oceans are now in danger of being significantly depleted. Join host Matt Damon for “The State of the Planet’s Oceans,” as award-winning filmmakers Hal and Marilyn Weiner investigate the health and sustainability of the world’s oceans and the issues affecting marine preserves, fisheries, and coastal ecosystems in the United States and worldwide. Following the film, a panel of local experts from various areas of interest will discuss the state of our area’s creeks and the Sacramento River. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience.

Panelists include:

Mike Berry, Staff Environmental Scientist, CA Dept. of Fish and Game

Guy Chetelat, Geologist, Regional Water Quality Control Board

Dan Scollon, GIS Instructor and Sustainability Committee member, Shasta College

Mark Mlcoch, President, NorCal Fishing Guides Association

This film is the fourth in the Green Film Series, offered for the first time this spring as part of the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival and in collaboration with the Shasta College Sustainability Conference.

Press Release

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