WILMINGTON -- The Cape Fear Group of the Sierra Club will host a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 19 in the community building of Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St. Social time and pizza at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Robert Parr, an emergency medicine physician, retired after 33 years of medical practice in New Hanover County, will be the guest speaker. Parr will present a program on rising sea levels in New Hanover County and the efforts needed by elected state and federal officials to address the continuing problem and plan for the future.