a monthly update on the latest research, education and community engagement 
CES News
wetlands ecology & coastal resilience
This month we're spotlighting news from partner institutions:  climate.gov's Resilience Toolkit and Training Courses, the latest on the Regional Climate Action Plan and FIU's video on South Florida's "Rising Seas." You can also meet students participating in DuPuis Nature Center's Legacy Education Program, when you watch the latest CES video.
In next month's issue read about:  
Everglades Restoration & Arbor Day at FAU's Robert J. Huckshorn Arboretum.

I hope we'll connect at an upcoming event, or reach out to me via email.


Colin Polsky
Florida Center for Environmental Studies
Florida Atlantic University

SE Florida Regional Climate Change Compact
2017 Revision of the RCAP
Update of the Regional Climate Action Plan (RCAP) has begun with evaluation of new recommendations by local stakeholders for RCAP 2.0. Save the Date for the RCAP session on Thursday, April 27 at North Regional/Broward College Library.

RCAP 2.0 will be presented in December at the 9th Annual
SE Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit
 Student Spotlight: the Legacy Education Program
7th Year of Student Service-Learning & Research
Meet Kim Elliott, CES Education & Training Coordinator at DuPuis Nature Center
Meet Kim Elliott, CES Education & Training Coordinator at DuPuis Nature Center

In the pine flatwoods of FAU's DuPuis Nature Center, students collect plant data as part of the Legacy Education Program, a dual-enrollment course with Clark Advanced Learning Center and Indian River State College (IRSC) in Stuart. For the seventh consecutive year, IRSC Biologist Dr. Kyle Bartow, Legacy's lead instructor, and CES Education & Training Coordinator Kim Elliott teach students the importance of volunteer service by engaging them in real-world research.

Watch the 2-minute video

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