Distinguished Lecture Series on Current Issues “Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades Ecosystem Restoration in South Florida’s Growing Population” - IRSC Calendar

Distinguished Lecture Series on Current Issues “Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades Ecosystem Restoration in South Florida’s Growing Population”

Massey Campus, McAlpin Fine Arts Center (Building T) View Directions to the Venue Directions WeatherView Venue Weather Location DetailsView Venue Profile

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981

Phone: 772-462-4750

Gary Ritter is the Administrator for the City of Okeechobee and has worked on water management issues in the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades (KOE) ecosystem for 44 years. During his career, Ritter spent 36 years with the South Florida Water Management District and worked with the Florida Farm Bureau Federation as an advocate for sustainable agriculture in south Florida. Mr. Ritter discusses the challenges of modifying the water management system in South Florida to meet restoration goals while maintaining the same level of flood control, water supply and recreational services within the growing population in South Florida. Mr. Ritter also touches on political mandates to improve water quality and mitigate public health concerns associated with water quality and water management within the KOE system.

Live simulcast subscriptions also available.

The series is $150 for new and returning members. Lifetime members and peer leaders can subscribe for $100.

Individual tickets are $35.

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Contact:

Fielden Institute for Lifelong Learning
Phone: 772-462-7880
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