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Monday, September 26th, 2011
Ichetucknee Springs Working Group Meeting
Runs through Monday, September 26th, 2011
Time & Place
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Ichetucknee Springs State Park Education Center
In July 2011, 18 stakeholders participated in a conference call regarding the future of the Ichetucknee Springs Working Group given that the FDEP funding is no longer available. There was a consensus that the working group should continue in some way. This meeting will focus on how the working group can continue and what groups might be interested/able to spearhead the efforts. If you would like to present an idea for the meeting, please contact Jacqui Sulek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
Volusia Blue Spring working group meeting
Runs through Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
Time & Place
10:00 - 3:00
Blue Spring State Park in west Volusia County
The Blue Spring Working Group is a public forum to learn about why this spring is valued, to understand how Blue Spring is degrading, and to work together to assure that ample clean water flows to Blue Spring, supporting healthy habitats for fish and wildlife.
At our next meeting, we will learn about and discuss:
- Springs protection and the origin and framework of Florida’s water management system
- Rotary Club’s new “Wekiva River Promise”: a model for Blue Spring
- Constructed wetlands to reduce nitrate leaching from wastewater to groundwater
- Rainfall effects on flow in Blue Spring
- Strategies to restore higher water flow in Blue Spring
Join us after the meeting for a for a guided walk along Blue Spring runfrom 3:15-4:00!
Carol Lippincott | 352-377-8693 | Email
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