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February 14, 2011 11:54 ET

Media Advisory-WWF Hosts 10th Anniversary Celebration of Marine Conservation Program: From Sea to Sea to Sea

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 14, 2011) - Join WWF in a celebration of WWF's 10th Atlantic and 50th International anniversaries through a showcase of conservation successes from Local to Global.

An afternoon exhibit and discussion of the most pressing conservation challenges facing our Living Planet, and the solutions that affect us all will be held at Dalhousie University. Everyone is welcome to join us for this free public event. Refreshments and anniversary cake will be served.

This will be followed by an evening reception and dinner featuring a presentation by Dr. Joe MacInnis (www.drjmacinnis.com) – physician, ocean explorer, motivational speaker and author. Special acknowledgement will also be given to Donald Sobey's legacy of support.

DATE: February 15, 2011
   
AFTERNOON   
TIME: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Atrium and Room 3089, Kenneth C. Rowe Building
  Dalhousie University, 6100 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia
FORMAT: Booth displays in the Atrium and short presentations in room 3089 by WWF conservation experts
  Presentation schedule:
  12:15 pm – 12:45 pm: Canada's newest ocean: Use it or lose it?
  1:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Flowing from land to sea: Who's watching out for our freshwater future?
  1:45 pm – 2:15 pm: Sustainable oceans: Can we get there through smart seafood choices?
EVENING   
TIME: Cocktails - 6:00 pm
  Seating for guest speaker - 6:30 pm
  Dinner and recognition of conservation leadership
LOCATION: Pier 21, Kenneth C. Rowe Heritage Hall, Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS
   
  Tickets are available individually for $100 or in tables of 10 for $1000.

For more information about WWF's conservation work on our Oceans and how to get involved, please visit http://wwf.ca/conservation/oceans/

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