Public session hosted by The Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA, part of a three-day workshop, Sea Level Rise Adaptation in the Florida Keys: Conserving Terrestrial and Intertidal Natural Areas and Native Species.
Florida Keys natural area managers, regulators and the scientific community will share information and discuss strategies with the public for minimizing the consequences of sea level rise on the native wildlife and their habitats in the Florida Keys.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011.
Hawks Cay Resort ballroom, Duck Key, Mile Marker 61, oceanside
To allow the public to learn about the sea level rise work under way in the Keys and for experts to learn about the concerns and ideas of Keys citizens related to this issue. The public session will start with a summary of the first days' presentations and main discussion points of the workshop, which had closed attendance due to space constraints. A moderated Q&A between the audience and the subject matter experts will follow.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.
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