Brown Bag Lunch: Ocean Plastic with Patty Goffinet

20170207-brownbag-blue-tubeAt the February 2017 MRC Brown Bag Speaker Series (Tuesday, February 7, noon–1pm), marine scientist and BlueTube founder Patty Goffinet will talk about plastic in the ocean.

See slides from Patty's expedition to “The Great Garbage Patch” in the Pacific Ocean and slides from our own Atlantic Ocean and inland waterways. Learn how BlueTubes make it easy to be part of the solution.

This is a FREE lunchtime learning lecture. Attendees are welcome and encouraged to bring their lunch to enjoy during the seminar. Register online now to reserve your space!


20170207-brownbag-patty-goffinetBlueTube founder Patty Goffinet picks up trash on her frequent trips to the beach. In 2012, Patty took part in Sea Education Association’s expedition to the North Pacific Gyre to study the accumulation of ocean plastic. Patty has a bachelor’s degree from Rollins College in Environmental Studies and Biology and a master’s degree in Marine, Estuarine and Environmental Science from the University of Maryland. She loves all things marine.

MRC's Brown Bag Lunch Series is held the first Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:00 pm at the Ted Moorhead Lagoon House, 3275 Dixie Highway NE, Palm Bay, Florida. For more information contact MRC at 321-725-7775.