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PETER BOYD, Founder of The Time4Good Group speaks out at
SoFo's 2nd Annual Climate Change Symposium
Sofo Climate Change Symposium - TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with STEVEN ENGLEBRIGHT New York State Assembly member for the 4th District
South Fork Natural History Museum hosted the SoFo's 2nd Annual Climate Change Symposium on Saturday, June 18, 2016.
The event took place on the grounds of the museum and and a group of panelists discussed how all of us can improve the quality of life, sustainable energy and adapt to climate change globally.
Panelists included: PETER BOYD, Founder of The Time4Good Group, Senior Advisor and Climate Lead for the B Team; STEVEN ENGLEBRIGHT, New York State Assembly member for the 4th District, SoFo Board Trustee; BRIDGET M. FLEMING, 2nd District Suffolk County Legislator; MICHAEL B. GERRARD, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School and Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, New York State 1st District Assemblyman; and EDWINA VON GAL, Founder-President of Perfect Earth Project, Hamptons Landscape Designer.
The South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) & Nature Center is the only state-of-the-art natural history museum on the South Fork of Long Island. Founded in 1988 by a group of South Fork naturalists as The Nature Clubhouse in Amagansett, the museum opened at its permanent location in May, 2005 in eastern Suffolk County at 377 Bridgehampton / Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton, New York.
A place for children and adults of all ages to discover, explore, learn, and engage, the South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center is open seven days a week, except on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is open until 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for free admission.
Visitors can enjoy the museum’s scientifically accurate galleries, featuring live and recreated natural habitat exhibits, a Marine Touch Tank, terrariums and aquariums featuring local wildlife, a Nature Library, outstanding educational programs on and off-site, and a variety of outdoor nature walks and programs, all of which offer direct observation and hands-on experiences with expert nature educators about the rich natural heritage of the area. The museum is dedicated to teaching and inspiring families to become engaged and responsible caretakers of our planet now and for generations to come.
The mission of the South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center – SoFo – is to stimulate interest in, advance knowledge of, and foster appreciation for the natural environment, with special emphasis on the unique natural history of Long Island’s South Fork.
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