STRAWS...and...VOICING OUR VALUES : FOUR POETS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

About The Event

STRAWS

....a 32 minute documentary by filmmaker Linda Booker released in Spring 2017. Half a billion non-recyclable plastic straws get used every day in the USA, ending up in landfills and on streets and beaches. Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins narrates and turtle researchers, community activists and business owners discuss a sea of change happening, one straw at a time.

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Along with the documentary the Carolina Nature Coalition hosted four local poets.

VOICING OUR VALUES : FOUR NEW BERN POETS ON NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

REBECCA DUNCAN

In addition to writing Rebecca is an artist, a photographer, and active member of the New Bern Arts Community.

ROBERT GOLDEN

He is the Vice- President of Carteret Writers and his poem, "Three-Birds Orchid" is part of the New Bern "Poetry-in-Plain Sight" program.

JEANNE JULIA

She is the author of "Blossom and Loss" and an avid visitor to National Parks in all 50 states.

SAM LOVE

His most recent poetry book is "Cogitations" and he is the author of the award-winning illustrated children's book,"My Little Plastic Bag".

This well attended event was held on Apr 05, 6:30 PM at the Mount Calvary Church, 509 Carrol Street, New Bern, NC 28560, USA

Afterward there was discussion around recycling and composting with those who attended.

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