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June 2018

Educational Speaker Dr Mike Allen – Fish Dynamics & Ecology in Chaz

June 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Dr. Allen with Nature Coast Biological Station will speak about fish dynamics and ecology of the fish species in Chassahowitzka River. Dr. Mike Allen is a professor of Fisheries and Aquatic Science in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida. His research has focused on population dynamics and ecology of…

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July 2018

Educational Speaker Meeting

July 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Tonya Clayton, a local science writer and editor, will speak about sea level rise and Florida, with a specific focus on observations from some of the state's natural areas.

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August 2018

Educational Speaker Meeting

August 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Chris Anastasia with the South West Florida Water Management District will speak about the Chassahowitzka SWIM Plan as well as the Basin Management Action Plan.

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September 2018

Educational Speaker Meeting – Proposed Gas Plant

September 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Maxine Connor from Citrus County League of Women’s Voters will be speaking about the possible ecological impact that a proposed natural gas plant may pose to Citrus County and the surrounding Nature Coast followed by an open discussion with local residents and members.

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October 2018

October Educational Speaker Meeting

October 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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Dr. Robert Bonde a biologist with the United States Geological Survey will be speaking about Manatees! As most of us know the manatees will start returning to our rivers in November. Bob has been studying manatees for 40 years and specializes in their natural history, biology, genetics, and conservation. Much of his research has been…

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March 2019

SWFWMD to talk about changes to MFL

March 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) back in 2013 set a maximum permitted water “taking” limit, set by a “Minimum Flows and Levels” number of 3%, after initially recommending a 9% limit. That reduced limit was considered by many a significant victory for the Chassahowitzka River watershed. But it is expected that the re-evaluation…

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April 2019

Educational Meeting – Global Change and Tomorrow’s Nature Coast

April 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River invites the public to our monthly educational meeting Tuesday, April 16th, 7 pm. Our meeting’ program entitled “Global Change and Tomorrow’s Nature Coast” will address global changes, including sea level rise, which is of great concern and is impacting coastal Citrus County including Chassahowitzka. Our speaker, Don Wright, is…

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May 2019

Educational Meeting – Invasive Air Potato Vine

May 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River invites the public to our monthly educational meeting Tuesday, May 21, 7 pm. Our meeting will address the Florida state program for the control of the invasive Air Potato vine, with a focus on the problem and efforts to control it in Chassahowitzka where it has been spreading and…

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June 2019

Monthly Educational Meeting // Ryan Smart, Executive Director, Florida Springs Counsel

June 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River invites the public to our monthly educational meeting July 16th, Tuesday, 7 pm. Our meeting’ program will host Nigel Rudolf Heritage Monitoring Scouts (HMS Florida) is a public engagement program focused on tracking changes to archaeological sites at risk, particularly those impacted by climate change in the form of…

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July 2019

Monthly Educational Meeting – Nigel Rudolf // Florida Public Archaeology Network, Heritage Monitoring Scout training

July 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chassahowitzka Community Hall, 10300 S. Riviera Dr
Homosassa, FL 34448 United States
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The Friends of the Chassahowitzka River invites the public to our monthly educational meeting July 16th, Tuesday, 7 pm. Our meeting’ program will host Nigel Rudolf Heritage Monitoring Scouts (HMS Florida) is a public engagement program focused on tracking changes to archaeological sites at risk, particularly those impacted by climate change in the form of…

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