Northern Everglades Watershed Protection Planning Workshop

DATE AND TIME: Friday, June 26, 2020, 2:00 PM

LOCATION: This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, a media technology free for the public to use. A link will be provided on the District’s website at

CONTACT INFORMATION: For more information, you may contact Steffany Olson at


This is a public workshop to engage the public for input on identifying projects, activities, and programs to improve the quality, quantity, timing, and distribution of water in the Northern Everglades to support Basin Management Action Plans (BMAPs) adopted by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to achieve Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for the Lake Okeechobee watershed, and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee River watersheds and estuaries. The goal is to consider local and regional expertise in tailoring actions for the most effective holistic approach, both near- and long-term, as the District develops the latest Watershed Protection Plans. 

The public and stakeholders will have an opportunity to view and comment during the Workshop by utilizing the link provided on the District’s website at, which will go live shortly before 2:00 PM on June 26, 2020. 

All of this Workshop will be conducted via media technology.

All members of the public and stakeholders are invited to participate and provide public comment. The public is advised that it is possible that one or more members of the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District may attend these meetings. No Governing Board action will be taken.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Steffany Olson at, or by visiting the District’s website, 7 days prior to the meeting.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd at If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).