For Immediate Release
Contact: Betty Staugler, Florida Sea Grant Agent
Water Quality Seminar on Harmful Algae Blooms
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (March 13, 2017) – Join the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Charlotte County through its Florida Sea Grant and Florida Friendly Landscaping programs for our third monthly Water Quality Seminar on April 10th at the Charlotte County Eastport Environmental Campus, 25550 Harborview Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33980 from 2–5pm. This program is intended for anyone interested in water quality in our fresh and saltwater environments. The cost to attend is $5. April's workshop topic is “Harmful Algae Blooms", and will be presented by Dr. Kate Hubbard, Research Scientist from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; and Dr. Lisa Krimsky, Regional Specialized Water Resources Agent with the University of Florida IFAS Extension. Our 2017 water quality seminar series will conclude on May 8th with a seminar on restoration/Florida Friendly Landscaping (also $5). To register for either or both seminars, please visit https://wqss.eventbrite.com or register in person at the UF/IFAS Extension office located in suite 3 at the Charlotte County Eastport Environmental Campus (address above). For more information, please contact Betty Staugler at (941) 764-4346 or Tom Becker at (941) 764-4351. Space is limited so pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
Seminar flyer attached.