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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
Get to know Mote scientists conducting bold, earth-saving research on:
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.
As part of our continued commitment to the safety of our guests, Mote Aquarium Staff and Volunteers, and out of an abundance of caution, Mote Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public, effective March 16, until further notice. Regular updates of Mote Aquarium operations status will be available at either 941-388-4441 or online: mote.org/COVID19