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OCC Invites Public to Green Coast Day Lecture
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Guest Speakers Focus on California’s Drought, Future

Water – and the lack of it – will be topics for speakers at Orange Coast College’s Green Coast Day on Wednesday, April 16, at 9:30 a.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre. The public is welcome to attend the free program.

OCC Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Tom Garrison, will examine causes of the drought in
2013-2014 and the possibility of an El Niño climate event beginning this summer.
The 90-minute environmental lecture will also feature Betty Burnett, general manager of the South Coast Water District as a speaker. She will speak on “Water Supply Reliability.”

In addition, seven OCC Honors students will also receive awards as Garrison Fellows at the conclusion of the lecture.

What: OCC Green Coast Day
Guest speakers: OCC Distinguished Professor Emeritus Tom Garrison
and Betty Burnett, South Coast Water District

When: Wednesday, April 16
9:30-11:00 a.m.

Where: Orange Coast College Robert B. Moore Theatre
2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, CA

Admission: Free and open to the public

Parking: Metered parking at OCC (Lot C & D)

Contact: Juan Gutierrez, OCC Communications & Marketing

OCC Honors Program (1) (714) 432-5601

Orange Coast College, founded in 1947, is one of the nation's top transfer schools. With a student population of 22,000, OCC provides exemplary programs leading to Associate degrees and 145 career programs. The college's 164-acre campus is located in the heart of Costa Mesa.