Working Group Sponsored Workshop on the Western Everglades Restoration Project

Save the Date

Date: April 25, 2017
Time: TBD
Location: John Boy Auditorium – 1200 S W C Owens Ave, Clewiston, Florida 33440

This workshop will review preliminary model outputs of existing conditions in the Western Everglades. An agenda and other materials will be posted to our website as soon as they are available: www.evergladesrestoration.gov/content/werp.html

Please contact Allyn Childress with any questions: allyn_childress@evergladesrestoration.gov or 786-350-9403.

Working Group Sponsored Open House and Information Exchange on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project

The agenda for the April 4th Working Group Sponsored Open House and Information Exchange on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project is now available at https://www.evergladesrestoration.gov/content/lowp.html.

The Working Group is sponsoring this event to facilitate public participation in the LOW planning process. Following brief introductory presentations, participants will have the opportunity to dialogue with restoration planners and other experts in an open house format.

Please contact Allyn Childress with any questions (786-350-9403;
allyn_childress@evergladesrestoration.gov).

South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting

As a reminder, the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force meeting will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 from 9:30AM – 12:30PM at the South Interior Building Auditorium located at 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC  20240.  An evening monuments tour is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 7:30PM – 9:30PM.

Click here for Draft Agenda

For more details visit us at: EvergladesRestoration.gov

Joint WG/SCG Meeting – September 29, 2016

As a reminder, our meeting is scheduled on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 10:00 – 1:45 PM. It will be held in the Governing Board Auditorium at the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) in Building B-1 located at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406. Meeting will be webcast.

The draft agenda is now available at http://evergladesrestoration.gov/content/wg_handouts.html

For more details visit us at: EvergladesRestoration.gov

 

Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project Workshop

South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group Sponsored Workshop
Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project

Please RSVP for the August 31st workshop on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project being conducted by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group/Science Coordination Group.  The purpose of the LOW project is: to improve the quantity and timing of water entering Lake okeechobee and the northern estuaries; to improve regional water management operational flexibility in context of the overall Everglades ecosystem restoration; and to restore wetland habitat within the Fisheating Creek, Indian Prairie, and Taylor Creek/Nubbin Slough sub-watersheds, S-65D and S-65E basins, and Lake Okeechobee. The preliminary project area, where placement of features will be considered, covers a large portion of the
Lake Okeechobee Watershed north of the lake.

Your RSVP will help us prepare sufficient materials for everyone’s participation.

Please click here to RSVP

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Indian RiverSide Park
Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion, 2nd Floor
1707 NE Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, FL 34957

For driving directions, please call the park office at 772-463-3201.