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Friends of the Rivers Coalition E-Newsletter
 
September 2017

 
The Rivers Coalition meeting is, Thursday, September 28th 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 Rivers Coalition is very fortunate to have as our guest speaker: 
Ernie Marks - Executive Director, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)

 
   Mr. Marks will update the Rivers Coalition membership on the water projects underway with a focus on those in Martin County, like IRL South, C-44, etc., that will benefit the St. Lucie Estuary and Indian River Lagoon. 
We will also get the opportunity to ask about progress with the SB 10-EAA Reservoir Project and the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.
 
Mr. Marks is a resident of Palm City and has knowledge of our local concerns.
 
Here is a link to Mr. Marks' information.
 
Get the facts! Stay informed! Be involved! 
 
Missed a past meeting? Go to our YouTube Channel
 
Agenda for Thursday, September 28, 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: Mark D. Perry
  • Current Action Items:  SB 10 update and Lake Okeechobee Levels and updates.
Special Presentations:     
 
Ernie Marks - Executive Director, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)

 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.
 Rally for the River  August 5, 2017 Flagler Park
 
The Crew!
 
 

 

 
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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

 


 
 
 
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, October  26  11 am
Wednesday, November 29   6 pm - new addition to schedule
 
 
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Thank you for all your support.
 
Editor: Barbara Osborn

 
PO Box 2627 
Stuart, FL 34995 
 
772-225-6849 
www.RiversCoalition.org
 
 
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http://riverscoalition.org

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