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Back to the Future (2/20 and 3/10)

Join us for a special evening imagining what our shared blue space can look like with a billion oysters and millions of New Yorkers working together to restore it to health. Taste seafood once abundant in our diverse estuary prepared by world-renowned chefs from Delmonico’sPer SeCanal Street OystersUnion Square Cafe, or P.J. Clarke’sGrand BanksSeamore’sCull & Pistol, and Lobster Place Sushi. The evening’s conversation will touch on many reasons New York Harbor isn’t in peak health, the history and ecology of oysters in our local estuary, and how pollution has affected New York Harbor as a food system. We look forward to welcoming you!

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18th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival (1/18)

Calling all Billion Oyster Project fans in northern California! The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) will host the 18th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on January 16-20, 2020 — drawing top filmmakers, activists, social innovators and world adventurers to the historic downtowns of Grass Valley and Nevada City, California.

Over the course of five days and at 10 venues, more than 140 of the world’s premier environmental and adventure films will screen alongside activist workshops, panels, music, art exhibitions, and special guest and filmmaker appearances. The festival will screen Take Back the Harbor at 10:30am and 8:00pm on Saturday, January 18.

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Science Friday Book Club (2/20)

On Thursday, February 20, Billion Oyster Project’s Director of Restoration, Katie Mosher, will join our friends at Riverkeeper, Roni Barak Ventura from NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and Dan Egan — author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. Join us for this event, at Caveat NYC, to test your native species knowledge, and find out ways you can get involved in local conservation efforts. We look forward to discussing the issues plaguing the waters of the Great Lakes, and the hope held for their future health—as well as people connected to them.

Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Get yours today!