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Register now for 2017 Charlotte Harbor Watershed Summit

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The public is invited to join the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) on March 28-30 at its seventh Charlotte Harbor Watershed Summit. The theme of the Summit will be "Showcasing Our Accomplishments". The event will take place at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center, located at 75 Taylor Street in Punta Gorda.

The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) is a partnership to protect and restore water resources of Florida from Venice to Bonita Springs to Winter Haven. Thanks to the Planning Committee, the 2017 Summit will be an opportunity to share the latest research findings and to network. Sessions include:

  • Tuesday morning: Water Quality and Quantity - New Tools (9 a.m. to noon)
  • Tuesday afternoon: Water Quality and Quantity - Monitoring and Assessment (1 to 4 p.m.)
  • Wednesday morning: Habitat and Living Resources - Plants (9 a.m. to noon)
  • Wednesday afternoon: Habitat and Living Resources - Stewardship (1 to 4 p.m.)
  • Thursday morning: Habitat and Living Resources - Fish (9 a.m. to noon)
  • Thursday afternoon: Habitat and living resources - Reptiles, Invertebrates and Shellfish (1 to 4 p.m.)

Approximately 20 projects will be featured each day in either a 20-minute presentation, a lightning presentation of 5 or 10 minutes or in a poster. You are welcome to participate in this free program in any way you have the time and interest.

No matter how you wish to participate, please register by Monday, March 20.

Please register at the link below. (If the direct link doesn't work, go to www.eventbrite.com, search for CHNEP but change the location to Florida.) The agenda and additional details will be emailed to all who register once they are confirmed.

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