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March 2024 Technical Meeting

  • 15 Mar 2024
  • 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Sarasota, FL

Registration

  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes membership through Dec. 31, 2023)
  • Full-time College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • Full-time College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes student membership through Dec. 31, 2023)
  • Less than 5 years of work experience AND 35 years old or younger
  • Less than 5 years of work experience AND 35 years old or younger. Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes membership through Dec. 31, 2023)

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The Science and Engineering behind the Re-Restoration of Sarasota Bay

Biased Toward Action

Friday, March 15, 2024

11:30 - 4:30 pm


Meeting Location

Sarasota Bayfront Community Center

803 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236


    Meeting Sponsors

    Thank you to our Sponsors!  If you'd like to sponsor please contact Samuel Palermo at 561-351-5278.

    The Science and Engineering Behind the Re-restoration of Sarasota Bay

    Draft Agenda

    11:30 am – Registration and Lunch (included with registration fee)

    12:45 pm – Opening Remarks – Valerie Seidel, President, AWRA Florida

    1:00 pm – “Biased Toward Action” Approach to Sarasota Bay's Ecosystem Recovery – Dave Tomasko, Sarasota Bay Estuary Program

    1:30 pm – The Right Project in the Right Place- The City of Sarasota Treatment Wetlands -  Mark Walton, SWFWMD

    2:00 pm – Sarasota County Water Quality Initiatives In Action: Bee Ridge AWTP Update and Systemwide Improvements – Gregory Rouse, Sarasota County

    2:30 pm – Break

    2:45 pm – On the Road to Sustainability: How 40 years of seagrass mapping has guided resource management in west-central Florida Chris J. Anastasiou, Ph.D.

    3:15 pm – The Remarkable Story of Sarasota’s Bay Park Restoration – Camden Mills, P.E., City of Sarasota with Phillip DiMaria, Kimley Horn/Bay Park Conservancy

    3:45 pm – Legislative and Water Policy Updates, Fresh From Session – Alexandria Kernan, Government Affairs Consultant, Gunster

    4:15 pm - Closing Remarks

    4:30 pm - Networking Reception

      Mandeville Beer Garden

      428 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236


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