Friends of the Rivers Coalition E-Newsletter
SEPTEMBER RIVERS COALITION MEETING
The presentation at our September meeting will be made by Mark Perry, Executive Director of Florida Oceanographic Society.
We hope to see you Wednesday, September 23rd at 6:00 pm, Stuart City Hall.
Mark Perry will be talking about the upcoming seasonal changes and how they will affect the water quality.
The Rivers Coalition meeting, as always, is open to the public and there is plenty of free parking available. We'll even have coffee for you.
Get the facts! Stay informed! Be involved!
Agenda for Wednesday September 23rd, 2015
Meeting - Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
6:00pm – 7:30pm at: City of Stuart Commission Chambers
121 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994
- Chairman’s Comments - Leon Abood
- Introduction to New Executive Board - Leon Abood
- Special Presentation - Mark Perry
- River Kidz of Martin County - Nic Mader/Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch
- Speakers Bureau & Lost River Fishing Tournament - Todd Weissing
Government & Agency Progress Reports
- Martin County - Deborah Drum/Don Donaldson
- South Florida Water Mgmt District - Kathy LaMartina
- FDEP -
- Local Issues & Estuary Water Quality - Mark Perry
- WRAC “Water Resources Advisory Commission” - Mark Perry
- Indian Riverkeeper Update - Marty Baum
- Federal & State Issues-CERP/IRL & Lake Okeechobee - Kevin Henderson / Paul Gray
The 2015 meetings will be held at
City Hall – Commissions Chamber
121 SW Flagler Ave Stuart, FL 34994
October 29 - Thurs 11:00am – 12:30pm
The River Kidz and Ohana Surf Shop partnered on September 19th at Stuart Beach to participate in the Keep Martin Beautiful International Coastal Cleanup!
Hundreds of people joined together to pick up trash that had washed up on Stuart Beach and surrounding areas. Keep America and our waterways beautiful!
A special thanks to all the Kidz who came out, the Ohana Surf Shop family and also to Anna Marie Wintercorn and the MCHS Sigma Phi Club!
River Kidz Dates to Note for September
Saturday, September 26th: the Indian River Lagoon Science Fest in Ft Pierce - the River Kidz will have a booth there with their spin the Indian River Lagoon wheel environmental education game.
Additional details will follow by email and River Kidz Facebook page.
Click here to view a copy of the Marty the Manatee Workbook!
10 Things Every River Kid Should Know!
How to Become a RiverKidz Member!
Follow RiverKidz on Facebook!
If you are interested in having a representative of the Rivers Coalition speak to your group, please contact Todd Weissing at 772-223-6743 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Get informed, be active and be part of the solution to help our river!
Listening to The Saint Lucie River with Dr. Grant Gilmore
Lines in the Lagoon Junior Fishing Tournament
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Thank you for all your support.
Editors: Olivia Sala & Katherine Luger
PO Box 2627
Stuart, Fl 34995