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November 2013 Technical Meeting

  • 15 Nov 2013
  • Homosassa Springs, Florida


  • AWRA Florida members
  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member
  • College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member

ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS NOVEMBER 13. After this date, you can register and pay in person on Friday morning.


We use PayPal to process meeting registrations. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click on "Don't have a PayPal account?" to pay with a credit or debit card. Email Jeremy McBryan if you have any questions or problems.


Attention Non-members: If you would like to join AWRA Florida and pay the member registration rate ($50), please Click "Apply for membership" during the meeting registration process and pay the $20 membership dues prior to registering.


If you are not able to register at the AWRA member rate and feel that your 2013 membership dues have been paid, please contact Joanne Chamberlain 



Homosassa Springs State Park

4150 S. Suncoast Boulevard

Homosassa, Florida 34446


Protection and Restoration of Florida Springs




Thursday November 14

6:00 p.m.      AWRA Florida Section Board of Directors Meeting
                     Homosassa Springs State Park – members welcome

Friday November 15

10:00 am      Welcome Carol Hinton, AWRA President

10:10 am      Review of Agenda Gregg Jones, Cardno Entrix

10:15 am      Overview and History of Springs Degradation
                     Jim Stevenson, former Chair, Florida Springs      


11:00 am      Twenty Years of Springs Research In Southwest

                      Florida Gregg Jones, Cardno Entrix

11:45 am      Catered Lunch

1:00 pm        Setting Minimum Flows for Homosassa and

                     Chassahowizka Springs Doug Leeper, SWFWMD

1:45 pm        Springs Restoration in the SWFWMD

                     Veronica Craw, SWFWMD 

2:30 pm        Open Forum: Tension Between Springs Protection


3:15 pm        Closing Remarks/Adjourn Technical Session

3:30 pm        Board Trams for Tour of State Park

5:30 pm        Networking Reception at Bella Oasis Hotel


Saturday November 16

10:00 am      Kayak Tour of Chassahowitzka Springs (optional;

                     cost not included in meeting registration fee)



Bella Oasis Hotel

4076 South Suncoast Blvd.

Homosassa, FL 34446



A block of rooms has been reserved for Thursday and Friday nights, November 14 and 15, at a rate of $55.00/night. Please call for reservations.

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