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Environmentally Speaking Series: Water Blues, Green Solutions

May 7

6:30 pm

Free admission at the door starting at 6 p.m.

Water Blues, Green Solutions  (57 minutes) is an interactive documentary project designed to promote awareness of the role that green infrastructure can play in creating a sustainable water future.

 Water Blues Green Solutions tells stories from across the country of communities that are adopting new ways of thinking about how to protect, restore, and preserve our rivers and sources of drinking water.

Movie Information and Resources:  http://waterblues.org/explore/stories

Partners for Environmental Justice–Building Community Around Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Wetlands (8 minutes) is a short documentary film, Partners for Environmental Justice – Building Community Around Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Wetlands, tells the story of PEJ’s founding in the mid-1990s as a community organization with the goals of improving the well-being of the Rochester Heights and Biltmore Hills communities, through education and collaboration to address chronic flooding, trash dumping and invasive plant species in and around the Walnut Creek wetlands. The film also chronicles founder Dr. Norman Camp’s lifetime of activism for environmental justice.

A panel discussion will follow the films.  Panelists scheduled to appear are:

Amin Davis of Partners for Environmental Justice

Rick Savage, Carolina Wetlands Association

Keith Ramsey, Owner of Garden Supply Co