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Natural Resources Committee


We study environmental issues and take action by lobbying legislators as well as city and county commissioners.

Our focus is on the preservation of Florida's imperiled waterways and the protection of its native species.
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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better
~Albert Einstein


Natural Resources Committee Meetings
Monthly Meetings:  APR 25, Thurs, 6:30-8:00 PM (Special details, scroll below)
                                             MAY 23, Thurs, 6:30-8:00 PM 
Location:  Valencia College, Winter Park Campus, Rm. 115
                       850 W. Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL



Become a committee member by contacting our Co-Chairperson, Mary Dipboye HERE
Members ONLY:  Visit our Forum to stay up-to-date with our activities and announcements.
Our 2018-2019 Program Goals were reached after careful consideration at our Annual Meeting.

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Upcoming Events

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Thur, APR 25 (6:30 to 8:30 pm)
BARRY LAW SCHOOL -- Environmental Clinic students will report their findings on
*Dangers w/ Deep Injection Wells  (Marissa Goodrum & Robby McHugh)
*Converv 2, Orlando & Orange County Wastewater Treamtment Plant, 
talking points re: discharges to Rapid Infiltration Basins(RIBS) & conducting
dye test study to document water flow through the acqifer (Robby McHugh & Julie Herring)

CLIMATE OF HOPE(Michael Bloomberg & Carl Pope)
How Cities, Businesses & Citizens can Save the Planet

A book review by our very own member, Val Mobley



Valencia College in Winter Park, 850 W Morse, 
Winter Park, 32789
 

GOALS
1. Provide community outreach and education on timely environmental topics through informational resources, expert speakers, and instructive events.
2. Coordinate with community partners to preserve and protect our natural resources and environmentally sensitive land.
3. Continue to advocate for ecological integrity through opposition of damaging activities such as bear hunts, offshore drilling, fracking, and overconsumption of natural resources.
4. Support and promote the expansion of renewable energy in Orange and Seminole Counties by advocating for 100% Renewable Energy Pledges and Solar Co-op programs.
 
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For the League's position on the Split Oak Wildlife and Environmental Area and the Osceola Parkway Eastern Extension, click HERE