South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Description and General Purpose of the Meeting:

Consistent with the requirements of WRDA 2000, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of Interior and the Governor of Florida established an independent review panel through NRC. The Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress (CISRERP) was asked to present a report every two years on CERP progress. A summary of CISRERP’s report ‘Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades, The Fifth Biennial Review, 2014’ will be provided. The final draft Strategy and Biennial Report to Congress will be reviewed and presented to the Task Force for approval. This report outlines how the restoration effort will occur, identifies resources needed and reports on the activities and progress made towards restoration. The final draft Invasive Exotic Species Strategic Action Framework will also be reviewed and presented to the Task Force for acceptance. The Corps of Engineers will provide a program and project update and the new website www.EvergladesRestoration.gov will be unveiled.

Meeting will be held in the Governing Board Auditorium at the SFWMD in Building B-1 located at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406.

Meeting will be webcast.

For more information please visit our page at: http://www.evergladesrestoration.gov