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Wednesday, July 17 • 10:30am - 12:10pm
J&K2. Lake Okeechobee and the Estuaries: A Water Management Balancing Act (Part 2 of 2)

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In this extremely popular panel of experts on Lake Okeechobee, the panel is again presenting on critical issues affecting Lake Okeechobee and the Northern Estuaries.  This year, numerous developing issues are affecting the Lake, including current operations, and most importantly, the new lake schedule being developed  now by the US Army Corps of Engineers.  In this 2-part course, the panel will focus on these latest developments, as well as the Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation, endangered species, water quality, and the status of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan projects that affect the Lake.  The panel represents a diverse cross section of government, private landowners, tribal entities, and environmental and agricultural interests.  The panel will discuss how Lake management decisions affects their differing interests and obligations and the varying issues that must be balanced to make effective decisions. 

Speakers
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Luna E. Phillips

Shareholder, GUNSTER
Luna Phillips is a Florida Bar board certified Gunster shareholder who practices in the area of environmental, administrative and governmental law. She leads the firm’s Environmental practice.Prior to joining the firm, Luna was a senior attorney for the South Florida Water Management... Read More →
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Ernie Barnett

Partner, Water and Land Advisors, Inc.
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Tom Frick

Director, Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration, Department of Environmental Protection
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Larry Williams

State Supervisor for Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Jennifer Reynolds

Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Corps of Engineers
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Anna Upton

Of Counsel, Everglades Foundation
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Drew Bartlett

Executive Director, South Florida Water Management District
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Adam Gelber

Director, Office of Everglades Restoration Initiatives, US Department of the Interior
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Stephen Walker

Shareholder, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.


Wednesday July 17, 2019 10:30am - 12:10pm
Calusa 9

Attendees (63)