Waves for Wild Things to benefit E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
…November 1 aboard the SOLARIS yacht
September 15, 2013 (Freeport, FL)…Enjoy a special evening of dinner, entertainment and a sunset cruise aboard the SOLARIS yacht departing from Baytowne Marina in Sandestin on Friday, November 1, at 5 p.m. Join the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center to raise funds to support important area student educational programs, conservation and wildlife.
Developed by conservationist, M.C. Davis, the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center sits on a 53,000-acre land and wildlife conservation reserve named Nokuse Plantation located in Freeport. The Center is dedicated to world renowned scientist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. To date, the Center, with 31,000 square feet of environmentally friendly interactive exhibits, classrooms and a theater, has taught over 21,000 students from 62 schools in the last four years from the surrounding 5-county area offering programs for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects.
The event will also include a silent auction and a short presentation by the Center’s President, Christy Scally and Director, Paul Arthur. Admission is $100 per person and includes a cruise on the Choctawhatchee Bay, on-board chef prepared dinner and entertainment. Reservations are required by October 25. Tickets are available on line at www.xorbia.com/e/wbc/waves-for-wild-things, call (850) 835-1824, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about The Center, visit their Facebook page, or www.eowilsoncenter.org.
The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization as Nokuse Education, Inc., relies primarily on public donations for their environmental education programs and other facility support services.
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About E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center…
Located in on 53,000 acres in Freeport, Florida, the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is an educational nature center whose core mission is to educate students and visitors on the importance of biodiversity, promote sustainability and encourage conservation, preservation and restoration of ecosystems. The Center currently serves five schools districts and educated 6,500 students and over 4,000 visitors during 2012. The Biophilia Center has taught over 21,000 students in its first four years of operation. The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, relies primarily on public donations for their environmental education programs and other facility support services. For more information about the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, visit www.eowilsoncenter.org or call (850) 835-1824.