March for the Ocean - Saturday, June 9, 2018
March for the Ocean is about the survival of our blue planet. But it’s also about the fact that it’s not too late to turn the tide and restore and protect what we love. On Saturday, June 9, 2018, join Blue Planet at the March for the Ocean in Washington D.C. and Wear Blue for the Ocean!
When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
11:00 AM – Gather at the NW corner of the Washington Monument Grounds by 17th St. & Constitution Ave. (Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian/National Mall ) Look for the giant blue whale & smaller pod of whales.
11:30-12:00 PM – Special guest musician performance.
12:00 PM – March past the White House and around Lafayette Square before returning to staging area (60-90 minute walk or approximately 1.5 mile loop). Wear comfortable walking shoes, blue clothing (Wear Blue for the Ocean), a shade cap, ocean-safe sunblock and carry a canteen – this will be a plastic free march.
1:30-3:30 PM – Main Stage – Join with Dr. Sylvia Earle, Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau, Carl Safina, Danni Washington and many other ocean and water champions including artists and musicians to celebrate our blue world and say NO to Offshore Drilling, NO to Plastic pollution NO to rising seas and climate disasters and YES to job-generating renewable energy, YES to corporate accountability to reduce waste and YES to living protective shorelines a healthy ocean and clean water for all!