The Nature Conservancy to Host Benefit for Coastal Conservation Work
Longleaf Pine and Oyster Reef Restoration Efforts in Baldwin County to be Highlighted
Birmingham, AL | August 25, 2011
The Mobile Chapter of The Nature Conservancy in Alabama will host “Vision 2050: A Grand Event for the Future of Coastal Alabama” on Thursday evening, September 22, 2011, at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear. A cocktail reception will begin the evening at 6:30 p.m., followed by a special dinner by Chef Michael Herzog at 7:00 p.m.
Guests will learn about the Conservancy’s work in both oyster reef restoration, as a partner in 100-1000/Restore Coastal Alabama, and in longleaf pine reforestation on the Conservancy’s Perdido and Splinter Hill Bog Preserves in Baldwin County.
The Marriott Grand Hotel is the major sponsor of the event. For ticket information, please call 205 251-1155, extension 118.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.