Holland Lifelong Learning

Explore top issues in conservation, research, and science with expert-led discussions geared towards adults.

These events are made possible by the generous support of Mary and Mason Holland and their commitment to the Watershed Campaign.

Join us for the Holland Lifelong Learning finale:

MARCH 30, 2017
PLASTIC PLANET: TURNING THE TIDES ON THE PLASTIC POLLUTION CRISIS

6pm at the Francis Marion Hotel
Join us for a panel discussion as we explore diverse and innovative perspectives on approaching this growing threat to our planet’s health through from perspectives of global and domestic policy, marine science, corporate innovation, and grassroots mobilization.

Featuring internally renowned experts:

  • Judith Enck – Environmental Policy Expert
  • Vipe Desai – Board of Directors, Ocean Champions and CEO, HDX Hydration Mix
  • Marcus Eriksen – Co-founder and Director of Research, 5 Gyres Institute
  • Chelsea Rochman – Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
  • Doug Woodring – Co-founder, Ocean Recovery Alliance
  • John Bradburn – Global Manager of Waste Reduction, General Motors

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
GROUNDBREAKING NEWS: JOURNEY TO RECOVERY

7 pm at the South Carolina Aquarium
Celebrate the groundbreaking of Sea Turtle Recovery™, a new living exhibit and interactive learning landscape set on the first floor of the Aquarium’s main exhibit galleries. Follow the story of sea turtles from rescue, to rehabilitation, to release as told from the perspectives of the people involved. Read our Blog

OCTOBER 19, 2016
A NEED TO SEA CHANGE: CHARLESTON’S RESILIENCE

6:30 pm at Holy City Brewing Tap Room
As we recognize the one-year anniversary of South Carolina’s historical flooding, deepen your understanding of the cause and effects of sea level rise surrounding Charleston and the future resilience initiatives to help sustain our coastal landscape, led by Dr. Jeff Payne, Director at NOAA Office for Coastal Management. Read our Blog

NOVEMBER 16, 2016
KNOW THE TYPICAL CONNECTION: HORSESHOE CRABS & SHOREBIRDS

7 pm at Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Classroom
There is an interesting link between a living fossil, the horseshoe crab, and the life cycle of red knots. Learn of the importance of horseshoe crabs on South Carolina’s beaches for sustaining red knot populations, led by Dr. Al Segars, SCDNR Veterinarian. Read our Blog

JANUARY 18, 2017
BRANCH OUT: SHARK & RAY EVOLUTION

7 pm at the College of Charleston at Harbor Walk West (Room 213)
Sharks and rays have more in common than you think, including a long history of adapting to environmental factors. Hear how one expert, Dr. Gavin Naylor, uses medical technology to map their ancestry and ultimately conserve their family tree. Read our Blog

FEBRUARY 15, 2017
BLUE MIND: WATER FOR YOUR WELL-BEING

7 pm at Davies Auditorium at Ashley Hall
Discover the remarkable truth about the benefits of being in, on, under, or simply near water through Blue Mind, a New York Times Bestseller, by author Wallace J. Nichols. Combining cutting edge research with compelling personal stories, Dr. Nichols shows how proximity to water can improve performance, increase calm, diminish anxiety, and increase professional success. Blue Mind not only illustrates the crucial importance of our connection to water – it presents a paradigm shifting “blueprint” for a better life. Read our Blog

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