The Future of Florida's Springs: How are they doing and what is being done to protect these precious resources?
by Dr. Guy "Harley" Means (Florida Geological Survey-DEP)
Florida has one of the greatest concentrations of springs in the world with more than 1,000 currently documented. Over the last several decades water quality and quantity issues have severely impacted Florida's iconic springs. We will discuss the current status of some of Florida's springs and what is being done to protect and preserve these natural treasures for future generations.
About the Speaker
Guy H. ("Harley") Means (Florida Geological Survey-DEP) was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. He attended Florida State University where he received both a bachelor and master of science degree in geology. He is a licensed Professional Geologist and has been employed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of the Florida Geological Survey (FGS), in Tallahassee for over fifteen years. He currently is the Assistant State Geologist for the Geological Investigations Section. His research interests include: stratigraphy, paleontology, karst, geoarchaeology and the hydrogeology of Florida's numerous springs.
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Dr. Bruce Means (Coastal Plains Inst.) will discuss Florida's spectacular bog wetlands.