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Speaker Series: Ban the Butt

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

CWC partner Save Our Shores is hosting a speaker series with the Seymour Discover Center about the impacts of single-use cigarette filters on environmental and public health. The distinguished panel of speakers includes Public Health Director Emily Chung, who is also the Vice Chair of the CWC Board of Directors!

Community members are invited to chat with a panel of local district supervisors, scientists, and nonprofit representatives, and learn about efforts to ban the sale of single-use cigarette filters in Santa Cruz County.  Light breakfast offerings will be available.

Event Details

Sunday, May 19, 2024
10:30 AM PDT – 12:30 PM PDT

Location: Seymour Marine Discovery Center, 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Discussion Panelists:

  • Dr. Pam Krone, NOAA Affiliate
  • Dr. Justin Cummings, District 3 Santa Cruz County Supervisor
  • Manu Koenig, District 1 Santa Cruz County Supervisor
  • Taylor Lane, The Cigarette Surfboard
  • Emily Chung, Director of Public Health

Micro Presentations:

  • Erica Donnelly-Greenan, Save Our Shores Executive Director
  • Rachel Kippen, Marine Educator and Nonprofit Professional
  • “Within An Inch” viewing
  • Cigarette Surfboard Documentary Trailer viewing

Come explore the intersection between environmental health, public health, and surfing!

Register HERE

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May 19
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Save Our Shores


Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 McAllister Way
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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(831) 459-3800
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