Annual Members' Night Reception
Why It’s Time to Move Beyond Single-Use Plastic
Members and friends are invited to join us for a welcome reception, member news and our featured keynote presenter, Stefanie Penn Spear.
Every five seconds, 60,000 plastic bags are used in the U.S. If we keep producing plastics at predicted rates, plastics in the ocean will outweigh fish pound for pound in 2050. Stefanie will discuss the plastic pollution crisis – local to global. She’ll explain how plastic pollution impacts human health and the environment, and discuss possible solutions to this crisis, including policy, consumer behavior, corporate responsibility and the arts.
Stefanie has spent her career uniting and amplifying the voices of the environmental grassroots movement to mobilize millions of people toward positive change. She has more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and leader, and is the founder of EcoWatch, Expedite Renewable Energy and Stellar Consulting.
In January 2020, Stefanie will be joining eXXpedition, an all-women crew sailing around the world to raise awareness about the devastating environmental and health impacts of single-use plastics. Follow Stefanie’s adventures on Twitter at @StefanieSpear and Instagram @ cle.sup.
Rockin' Cleveland Reception
at Rookery Bay
ART RECEPTIONS AND EXHIBITIONS
Intersection of Art & the Environment
- The Reserve and UAC work together to promote the arts and the environment. While applied science is the focus of most Reserve activities, we acknowledge that there are many pathways toward greater understanding of the natural world.
- Our Art Gallery creates an opportunity for people to increase their sense of wonder for nature by stimulating and celebrating personal expression through the visual arts.
Reception: January 23, 2020
Natural Selections - Photography Annual
Enjoy wine and light refreshments as you meet the exhibiting artists and juror during our free reception.
Featured Artist Meet & Greet Reception: April 9, 2020
Featured Artist of the Year
January 31: Join us for a special one night event debuting a new collection of sea turtle themed paintings. 50% of all artwork sales will go directly to the Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest Program.
April 9: Meet Dora at the debut of her new collection of ‘Rookery Bay’ inspired paintings. A portion of all proceeds support the Friends of Rookery Bay.
Wine and light refreshments will be served. RSVP requested.