July 8, 2019

SFWMD Governing Board Encourages Public to Attend  Workshop on St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries
Forum part of ongoing initiative to increase engagement with the public and stakeholders on issues impacting South Florida's water resources and environment

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The South Florida Water Management District's (SFWMD) Governing Board is encouraging the public to attend the agency's workshop on Wednesday, July 10, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. The workshop, which will be held at SFWMD Headquarters at 3301 Gun Club Road in West Palm Beach, will be open to the public and broadcast on sfwmd.gov.

Wednesday's workshop agenda will focus on the ecological status and water quality conditions of the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries and watersheds, as major components of the Northern Estuaries Protection Program. The workshop will also review the programs and projects that are designed to improve the condition and function of these estuaries. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and provide public comment. The workshop session is informative in nature and no decisions will be made by the Governing Board.

The workshop is part of a series of workshops the Governing Board plans to hold as part of the District's ongoing efforts to explore all facets of the region's water resource issues and encourage public participation. 
 
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Randy Smith  |   rrsmith@sfwmd.gov    |  Office: 561-682-2800  |  Cell: 561-389-3386
The South Florida Water Management District  is a regional governmental agency that manages the water resources in the southern part of the state. It is the oldest and largest of the state's five water management districts. Our mission is to  safeguard and restore South Florida's water resources and ecosystems, protect our communities from flooding, and meet the region's water needs while connecting with the public and stakeholders.

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