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Friends of the Rivers Coalition E-Newsletter
 
June 2017

 
The Rivers Coalition meeting is, Thursday, June 22nd at 11:00 aat Stuart City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and there is plenty of free parking available. Coffee & Donuts will be provided.
 
The presentation topics for the June meeting are:
 
 
"Martin County Environmental Projects Updates"  
by
Deb Drum, Manager - Ecosystem Restoration & Management Div.
 
 
And
 
 
"Future of Lake Okeechobee Water Management"
a report by
Dr. Paul Gray, Audubon Florida Science Coordinator
 
 
 
Get the facts! Stay informed! Be involved! 
 
Missed a past meeting? Go to our Youtube channel
 
Agenda for Thursday, June 22, 2017
11:00 am to 12:30 pm at: City of Stuart Commission Chambers:
121 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994
 
Please Silence Your Cell Phones!
 
Business Matters:
  • Chairman’s Comments and Call to Order: Darrell Brand
  • Current Action Items:  SB 10 update.
Special Presentations:     
 
"Martin County Environmental Projects Update"  
by
Deb Drum, Manager - Ecosystem Restoration & Management Div.
 
 
And
 
 
"Future of Lake Okeechobee Water Management"
a report by
Dr. Paul Gray, Audubon Florida Science Coordinator
 
 
Government & Agency Progress Reports:
  • Martin County                                                                        Deb Drum
  • State and Federal Agencies and Issues                                     Paul Gray and Mark Perry                                                                                 
                                                                                
Coalition Reports:
  • Rivers Coalition Defense Fund Update: Charles Grande
  • Local Issues & Estuary Water Quality:  Mark Perry
  • Indian Riverkeeper Update: Marty Baum
  • River Kidz: Nic Mader/Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch
  • Speakers Bureau: Todd Weissing
Member Comments & Announcements:
 
Adjourn.
May Meeting Highlights
Ron Gots of Palm Cove Yacht Club Presents a Donation check to River Kidz
 
 
Richard Erth of Harbour Ridge Yacht Club presents a donation check to River Kidz and Rivers Coalition
 
 
Virginia Barker, Director of Brevard County’s Natural Resources Management Department
gives her presentation:
“The Brevard County Experience in Funding IRL Restoration.” 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speakers Bureau
  
The Rivers Coalition appreciates an invitation to speak. If your group would like the Rivers Coalition to speak at an upcoming gathering, please contact Todd Weissing at ctodd_weissing@ml.com or info@riverscoalition.org
 
Get informed, be active and be part of the solution to help our river!
 
RIVER KIDZ

 
 
 
River Kidz at Environmental Studies Center for Earth Day
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
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! 
 
2017 Meeting Schedule
The 2017 meetings will be held at
City of Stuart City Hall – Commissions Chamber
121 SW Flagler Ave Stuart, FL 34995
 
Thursday, July 27 11am
            Wednesday, August 23 6 pm - Canceled            
             Thursday, September 28  11 am     Thursday, October  26  11 am
Wednesday, November 29   6 pm - new addition to schedule
 
 
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Thank you for all your support.
 
Editor: Jill Pinkham
 
PO Box 2627 
Stuart, Fl 34995 
 
772-225-6849 
www.RiversCoalition.org
 
 
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Rivers Coalition  •  PO Box 2627  •  Stuart, FL 34995

http://riverscoalition.org

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