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What is Everglades Restoration?

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The Everglades is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the world's most unique natural and cultural resources. Encompassing nearly 18,000 square miles of the southern tip of the Florida peninsula the Everglades and the greater Everglades ecosystem (spanning from the Kissimmee River basin north of Lake Okeechobee all the way south to Florida Bay) are also the focus of the world's largest intergovernmental watershed restoration effort.

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AUG 31

Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project Workshop - RSVP
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08-31-2016 9:30:00 08-31-2016 16:00:00 15 Western Everglades Restoration Project Workshop This workshop is being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group to engage the public in the Lake Okeechobee Watershed project (LOW). The purpose of the LOW project is: to improve the quantity and timing of water entering Lake Okeechobee and the northern estuaries; to improve regional water management operational flexibility in context of the overall Everglades ecosystem restoration; and to restore wetland habitat within the Fisheating Creek, Indian Prairie, and Taylor Creek/Nubbin Slough sub-watersheds, S-65D and S-65E basins, and Lake Okeechobee. The preliminary project area, where placement of features will be considered, covers a large portion of the Lake Okeechobee Watershed north of the lake. Indian RiverSide Park, Frances Langford Dockside Pavilion, 2nd Floor, 1707 NE Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, FL 34957 Allyn Childress allyn_childress@evergladesrestoration.gov false MM/DD/YYYY
SEP 1

Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) Meeting
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09-01-2016 17:00:00 09-01-2016 20:00:00 15 Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) Meeting The Water Resources Advisory Commission (WRAC) is an advisory body to the SFWMD Governing Board and the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force. It is a forum for improving public participation and decision-making about water resource issues in South and Central Florida. Governing Board Auditorium at the SFWMD in Building B-1 located at 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 Tia Barnett tbarnett@sfwmd.gov false MM/DD/YYYY
SEP 8

SFWMD Governing Board Meeting - Add to calendar
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09-08-2016 9:00:00 09-08-2016 17:00:00 15 SFWMD Governing Board Meeting South Florida Water Management District Governing Board Meeting 3301 Gun Club Road, B1 West Palm Beach, FL 33406 Jacki McGorty or Brenda Low blow@sfwmd.gov false MM/DD/YYYY
SEP 21

Biscayne Bay Regional Restoration Coordination Meeting
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09-21-2016 10:00:00 09-21-2016 15:00:00 15 BBRRCT Regular Monthly Meeting Biscayne Bay Regional Restoratoin Coordination Regular Monthly Meeting Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Annex Seminar Room 75 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL 33149 Joan Lawrence lawrence@sfrestore.org false MM/DD/YYYY