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Flash Sale this week only: Eco-Summit tickets are half-price!

This December, the Gulf Coast community will be coming together for lively, solutions-oriented lectures, panel discussions, storytelling, and music. Dozens of national, regional, and local experts will share insights and future-forward innovations for recharging our environment and reducing our impacts – crucial to sustaining our coastal community’s environment-based quality of life. Sarasota Bay Estuary Program director Dr. Dave Tomasko will be joining other National Estuary Program Directors from around the state to discuss the status of our waters and smart ways to keep us and our waterways healthy now and into the future.

The Summit explores the simple idea that to preserve quality of life, we must find a new balance with nature. We must counter the increasing impacts from development, population growth, and climate change with solutions that recharge our environment and reduce our footprint.

Join other community members for two days of Big Ideas and Solutions. Find community and feel inspired through film, music, and storytelling. Storytellers will explore our environmental heritage as a touchstone for a resilient future. It’s a lively and entertaining two-day solutions-oriented experience with lectures, panel discussions, storytelling, and music. Award-winning Americana songwriter Karen Jonas and her band will weave dazzling threads of their dreamy Alt-Country music through the tapestry of stories over two days. Networking coffee breaks, lunches, lunchtime wellness and guided walks, and professional continuing education credits all included.

The event is also being held in conjunction with the Green Living Expo (December 2-3 at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium) and EverGreen Days at The Bay (Nov. 30-Dec. 6 at The Bay Park Sarasota). You won't want to miss this!

  • What: Eco-Summit
  • When: Dec. 5-6, 2023
  • Where: Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota

This event is being produced by the Science and Environmental Council with financial support from community partners.

Visit the link below for full program information and to buy tickets.