Who We Are: The CU Chapter of the Inland Ocean Coalition keeps students involved through student meetings, creek cleanups, volunteering opportunities with the national organization (Inland Ocean Coalitions), education and outreach (i.e. tree planting activities with external groups, mid-school trips for teaching about conservation joining teachers), professional development, student engagement (i.e. documentary screenings, student-led events, coordinated events with the CU Museum and Natural History Museum, and CU waste management, and more).
What We Do: The CU Chapter of the Inland Ocean Coalition involves students in work to help defend our oceans and learn about what problems currently face our oceans. We do volunteer group activities, education and outreach, and career exploration through meetings every other week that frequently have guest speakers.
Current Projects Description:
- We are running a fundraiser where masks are designed by students to be sold in order to raise money for wildlife conservation funds to support watershed and ocean programming.
- Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by encouraging mask use while simultaneously raising money for important causes
Past Projects Description:
-Get a group together for this volunteer activity to clean up local creeks and community areas.
Any interesting statistics or fun facts about your organization or projects: We have 16 chapters throughout the United States and work for advocacy in relation to Ocean Acidification, Plastic Pollution, Sustainable Seafood, Watersheds, Biodiversity, MPAs and Sanctuaries.
How to join: Come join us at a meeting anytime! Questions? DM our social media accounts or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org