One of the best ways to get involved in the climate movement is to learn more about the opportunities available in your community. We encourage you to attend a Growing Climate Solutions event, or one hosted by our network of community partners, to help Southwest Florida get on a “path to positive” future.

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Join us to learn how community values and needs were integrated into Rookery Bay’s research altered freshwater flows.

Tabitha Stadler, Executive Director of the non-profit Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC)’
Jerry Kurtz, Principal Project Manager with the Stormwater Management Section of Collier County’s Growth Management Department.
Jeffrey Carter, Stewardship Coordinator at Rookery Bay Research Reserve


Will discuss:

How freshwater flows to the estuary were identified and can be restored;

The key role of an advisory committee throughout the research process, and

How data and the people involved influenced watershed restoration in Collier County, FL.


Questions and answers will be addressed and a lively discussion is encouraged