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Press Release for Friday, February 26, 2016

UNF Eco Adventure Presents ‘The Forgotten Coast: Return to Wild Florida’ Film Screening

Media Contact: Joanna Norris, Director
Department of Public Relations
(904) 620-2102

The University of North Florida Eco Adventure and Environmental Center are hosting “The Forgotten Coast: Return to Wild Florida” free film screening at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, in the Andrew A. Robinson Theater, Building 14A, on campus.

This film was created by the Florida Wildlife Corridor, http://floridawildlifecorridor.org/, and is the first time it will be screened on the Florida East Coast, and so far has had sold-out showings in cities all over Florida.

Doors open at 3 p.m., with a reception and tabling by event sponsors REI Jacksonville, Sierra Club of Northeast Florida, UNF Environmental Center and UNF Eco Adventure. The film screening, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., will be followed by a question-and-answer session with a panel, including wildlife photographer Craig ONeal and Marc Hudson, Land Protection director of The North Florida Land Trust. There will be a raffle and reception following the panel discussion.

To register for this free event, visit http://bit.ly/1QgqIfs. For more information, contact Eco Adventure at (904) 620-5952 or e-mail jake.fitzroy@unf.edu.

UNF Eco Adventure supports the University’s objectives by offering experiences that cultivate awareness of the natural world. Its mission is to provide meaningful experiences and improve the quality of life of students, youth and the Northeast Florida community through experiential education in nature.

UNF, a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.




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