Press Release for Tuesday, February 28, 2017
UNF Environmental Center Presents ‘Exploring Northeast Florida’s Special Places’ Film Screening
Amanda Dawson, PR Specialist
The University of North Florida Environmental
Center and the Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida will
present the official debut of “Exploring Northeast Florida’s Special Places.” This
free film screening event will take place 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at
Intuition Ale Works, 929 East Bay St., downtown Jacksonville, with parking
available in Lot K on Bay Street.
This documentary series highlights the
amenities, history and natural beauty found in the city, state and national
parks of Duval County and was produced by Sean Lahav, a project leader in the
UNF Environmental Leadership Program.
The event will feature episode screenings
accompanied by live music from American folk band the Whetherman, a silent
auction, community forum and networking. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased
or at the door. For
further information, contact Maria Mark, coordinator of the UNF Environmental
Center, at (904) 620-5806.
The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute
of Florida pursues legal means to protect and preserve public lands and waters,
as well as supporting the education of political leaders, government officials
and citizens. For more information about the Public Trust, contact John
November, executive director, at (904) 247-1972.
The UNF Environmental Center fosters programs
for students, faculty and staff to pursue environmental activities through
academics, research and extracurricular activities. Grooming the next
generation of environmental leaders, the Environmental Leadership Program is
open to UNF undergraduate students who have a passion for the environment and a
desire to lead community projects that address environmental needs/issues.
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.