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Local Author Casson Trenor Reading “Umijoo” at Rosehill Community Center
December 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Time Magazine’s 2009 Hero of the Environment, Author and Environmentalist Casson Trenor will be coming to Rosehill Community Center, December 11, 2019 from 5:30-7pm.
Trenor, a native of Mukilteo, will read his beautiful children’s book, Umijoo. The entertaining and educating book tells the tale of a young girl’s magical adventure to the ocean’s depths as well as the connections between our daily life and the health of our oceans. This fun, FREE event for the whole family will be followed by a book signing.
The Orca Network will also be there with educational activities and materials for the kids.
Books will be available for sale and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Orca Network, a local environmental group that works to connect whales and people in the Pacific Northwest..
About Casson Trenor
Trenor is the author of Sustainable Sushi and Umijoo. He is co-owner of Tataki, San Francisco’s first sustainable sushi restaurant. He was named one of Time magazine’s Heroes of the Environment in 2009. In 2010, he received the Ocean Protection Hero award from the Save Our Shores marine conservation NGO. He received the award: “in recognition for the sustainable seafood advocacy work he has done in the Santa Cruz area, including helping the Monterey Bay Aquarium create the well-known sustainable seafood and sushi cards.”
About Orca Network
Orca Network is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Freeland, Washington, that is dedicated to raising awareness about the whales of the Pacific Northwest, and the importance of providing them healthy and safe habitats. A community is emerging that is increasingly attuned to the orca population, that cares about and tries to understand the needs of the Resident and Transient orcas that inhabit the Salish Sea.