Management and Restoration of Northwest Florida's Water Resources
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
108 Island Drive
Eastpoint, FL 32328
BOAT TOUR UPDATE: The first boat is completely full. A second boat may be procured if there is adequate interest. If not, attendees that register and pay for the boat tour after Sep. 6 will be refunded.
Thursday, September 17
AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting – Water Street Hotel and Marina, 329 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL. All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the Florida section.
Friday, September 18
8:45 - 11:45am
Boat Tour of the Apalachicola River and Bay – Mill Pond Marina, 479 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL (Optional; $15 for this event; seats are limited; advance registration required as part of the meeting registration).
Lunch (included with registration fee) – Owl Café, 15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL (included with registration fee).
All Technical Sessions will be held at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Training Center (108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL)
Welcome and Opening Remarks – Gary Howalt, President, AWRA Florida and Ray Scott, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and AWRA Florida Board of Directors
Water Resources of Northwest Florida – Paul Thorpe, Northwest Florida Water Management District
Springs Protection in Northwest Florida – Rick Hicks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Panel Discussion: Restore Act
Erin L. Deady, Erin L. Deady, PA (Moderator)
Doug Robison, Environmental Science Associates
Keith Wilkins, Escambia County
Darryl Boudreau, The Nature Conservancy
Streamflow Monitoring Program for the Apalachicola River – Ron Knapp, United States Geological Survey
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve – Jenna Harper, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
Habitat Restoration in Apalachicola Bay – Andy Kane, University of Florida
Networking Reception – Poolside at the Water Street Hotel and Marina, 329 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 15. After this date, you can register and pay in person on Friday morning at the meeting location. Cash, check or credit card payments are always accepted on the day of the meeting. To expedite the in-person payment process, please complete the online registration. A receipt will be emailed to you within 5-7 days.
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Attention Non-members: Membership to AWRA Florida is included with Non-member registrations. Click here for more info.
Pay your meeting sponsorship or donate to AWRA Florida. Please contact Ray Scott prior to submitting your donation.
Water Street Hotel and Marina
The Consulate Suites
Coombs House Inn