Sea Shepherd's Captain Paul Watson sails into Calgary for the oceans

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CALGARY, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Captain Paul Watson, star of Animal Planet's Whale Wars, will share stories of his crew's nerve-wracking heroics at sea at the For The Oceans fundraiser on October 7th at 6 pm at the Red and White Club in Calgary.

The fundraiser supports the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and their efforts to save whales and sharks, before it's too late! The event features a silent auction and live music by Chicago blues group, the Matthew Skoller Band.

Event sponsors include DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Cresa Partners and Element Integrated Workplace Solutions. Tickets can be purchased at

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an International non-profit conservation organization whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately-balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations. Founder and President Captain Paul Watson, is a renowned, respected leader in environmental issues.

Sea Shepherd is nationally recognized for its efficient use of funds and sound fiscal management by Charity Navigator, the largest independent U.S. Charity evaluator. Only 25 percent of the top non-profit societies in the U.S. receive the four-star rating. Visit for more information.

SOURCE DIRTT Environmental Solutions

For further information: For further information: Please visit for more details or to arrange interviews please contact Julie Pithers at (403) 617-3020,

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