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Plastic Pollution Solution: One Small Change

Plastic pollution in our waters has many effects on humans, wildlife and the environment. An exhibit will be installed on the second floor of the TREC illuminating this issue and its local implications. This exhibit will explore what actions are being taken to address this complex issue. This exhibit will feature a large artwork funded by Erie Arts & Culture to highlight the issue. The exhibit will also include local efforts to address this issue and speakers. Partners sponsoring this exhibit are the TREC Foundation, DCNR, PA Sea Grant, Regional Science Consortium, Erie Arts & Culture, S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie, and Environment Erie. Admission to the TREC is free. No registration required.

A free film: Plastic Ocean will be shown on September 14 at 7PM in the Big Green Screen sponsored by the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042


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Target Audience

Teachers/Educators, Families, Scouts



Exact Location

Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505

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Howard L Miner 10/1/2018

As the total populace keeps on developing, so does the measure of rubbish that individuals deliver. In a hurry ways of life require effortlessly expendable items, for example, pop jars or containers of water, yet the gathering of these items has prompted expanding measures of plastic contamination around the globe.