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Friends of the Rivers Coalition E-Newsletter
October 2017

 
The Rivers Coalition meeting is Thursday
October 26th at 11:00 am 
at Stuart City Hall.
The meeting is open to the public and there is plenty of free parking available.
Coffee & Donuts will be provided.
 
"Florida Biosolids - A Topic For Concern
To Florida Surface Waters"
Gary N. Roderick 
Environmental Consultant



Has held credentials as a Nationally Certified Environmental Professional – Registered Environmental Manager – Certified Environmental Auditor.
Former Division Leader of Oceanography and Director of the Seawater Analysis Laboratory at the Florida Institute of Technology.
 Principal Partner of Florida Land and Agriculture, Inc. an agricultural environmental consulting firm.
Environmental Administrator and Chief of the Office of Water Quality for Martin County Florida and has qualified and testified as an expert witness since 1999.
Environmental Administrator for S.E. District FDEP including FDEP Project Manager for several (CERP) Project Delivery Teams.
Florida Certified General Contractor, and has over 25 years of experience in the construction of both agricultural stormwater treatment facilities
and urban water quality improvement retrofits.
 
Get the facts! Stay informed! Be involved! 
 
Missed a past meeting? Go to our YouTube Channel
 
Agenda for Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:00 am to 12:30 pm at: City of Stuart Commission Chambers:
121 SW Flagler Ave, Stuart, FL 34994
 
Business Matters:
  • Chairman’s Comments and Call to Order: Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch
  • Current Action Items:  SB 10 update and Lake Okeechobee Levels and discharges.
Special Presentations:  
 "Florida Biosolids - A Topic For Concern
To Florida Surface Waters" 
by
 Gary N. Roderick - Environmental Consultant

 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.
 Photos from September Rivers Coalition Meeting 
Ernie Marks-Executive Director,
South Florida Water Management District
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speakers Bureau
September 21, 2017- Ft. Pierce Yacht Club invited Jim Harter
of The Rivers Coalition Speakers Bureau
Commodore Janet Woodrow presents the Rivers Coalition with a generous check
 
 
 
 
 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

 


 
The River Kidz Workbook-VERSION 3 has just been printed!
 
It covers not just the St.Lucie River/Indian River Lagoon (Marty the Manatee)
but also the Caloosahatchee (Milly the Manatee) and Florida Bay (Manny the Manatee)
 
 
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! 
 
 
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STUART SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
November 18-19, 2017
Memorial Park, Stuart
 
THE RIVERS COALITION IS THE ONLY BENEFITING NON-PROFIT GROUP
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO BE AT OUR BOOTH FOR RIVERS COALITION AND RIVER KIDZ
 


 
2017 Meeting Schedule
The 2017 meetings will be held at
City of Stuart City Hall – Commissions Chamber
121 SW Flagler Ave Stuart, FL 34995
 
     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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