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Tri-County Water School
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 5:00 PM
Water School 2012 is designed to educate community leaders, natural resource managers, and decision makers about current issues and future concerns regarding water quality, quantity, and conservation in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough Counties. This two-day, interactive program aims to encourage improved public policy decisions relative to water issues in these counties and throughout Florida.
Day 1: September 11, 9:00am-3:00pm
9:00 Coffee and Refreshments
9:15 Introduction: Critical Water Issues
9:30 Keynote Speaker: Chris Martinez, UF Water Institute
10:30 Panel Session: Water Challenges in our Region
1:00 Interactive Watershed Activity
Day 2: September 12, 9:00am-5:00pm
9:00 Field Trip: Meet at Keller Water Treatment Facility, Tarpon Springs
11:30 Lunch at Brooker Creek Preserve
12:30 Field Trip: Tampa Bay Seawater Desalination Plant, Gibsonton
5:00 Conclusion of Tri-County Water School
●Registration is $20 – includes lunches, materials and field trips.
●Seats are limited, register soon!
For more information, call 727-453-6905
Water School 2012 was made possible by sponsorship from the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
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Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center - Pinellas County Extension
Pinellas County Extension at Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center is proud to offer a variety of educational and interpretive programs for the public. The goal of these programs is to empower citizens to make informed decisions about natural and cultural resources. Center programs interpret the natural and cultural history of the area in order to demonstrate the balance between our needs and the needs of natural Florida. For more information please call (727) 453-6800.