Climate and ocean changes due to human produced greenhouse gases are beyond denial. Join us in pushing back against the current fossil fuel industry’s agenda while pushing forward with an optimistic vision of a clean, safe world where the rights of all life are protected.
We come together with others around the United States to show the world and our leaders that we will protect our planet by addressing climate change and through this protect people and communities everywhere.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 - 11:00
Gather at large parking lot next to WICA. Route is about a mile
Parking available at Island Church of Whidbey diagonal from gathering place
Bring signs for what you believe in.
There are some family friendly programming options after the march:
(1) WADE INTO SCIENCE AT SMITH & MINOR ISLANDS AQUATIC RESERVE: Any time between 10 am and 1 pm discover the largest kelp forest in Washington and explore local birds with ecologists. Meet at Libbey Beach, just north of Coupeville off HWY 20.
(2) VISIT THE LANGLEY WHALE CENTER: 115 Anthes Avenue in Langley. Learn about local whales and the importance of healthy habitat for them. Check out the Action Table on ways you can help save our salmon, the primary food of our endangered Southern Resident Orca Whales. Check out a book, DVD, or game from our free Lending Library.
(3) ENJOY A GUIDED TOUR OF THE FREELAND WETLAND PRESERVE: 11:45 am tour. Freeland’s newest wetland is behind Petosa Corner, near the intersection of Scott and Newman Roads.