An Exclusive Invitation

Join us for an inspiring evening in nature filled with the best minds, innovative environmental success stories, fascinating discussion and exquisite, local food as we celebrate Earth (Optimism) Day.

Mote President and CEO, Dr. Michael P. Crosby cordially invites you to 

An Evening of Hope for Our Earth
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - Earth (Optimism) Day
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, Florida

Get to know Mote scientists conducting bold, earth-saving research on:

  • Resurrecting the Florida Reef
  • A Success Story: Sea Turtle Conservation in Our Lifetime
  • A New Toolbox for Fighting Red Tide
  • Hope in Your Own Home: Small Steps You Can Take to Care for the Earth
  • Snook: Bolstering an Important Species
  • Saving Sharks
  • Feeding the World
  • Ocean Acidification

Beverages, hors d'oeuvres and inspirational success stories will be served.

Attire: Eco-Conscious Casual

“An Evening of Hope for our Earth” is a Smithsonian 2020 Earth Optimism Summit Sister Event. Earth Optimism celebrates a change in focus from problem to solution, from a sense of loss to one of hope, in the dialogue about conservation and sustainability.

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