Originally published by Florida Weekly on December 15, 2022

The Public Forum on Water Quality & Environment Issues, previously scheduled for October 2022, has a new date. The Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) is holding a town-hall style Public Forum on Greater Estero Water Quality and Environment Actions and Solutions at The Water School at FGCU on Wednesday, Jan. 25, starting at 6 p.m.

The forum features four local experts on water and environmental issues facing Southwest Florida and the Greater Estero area. A panel discussion will focus on current and future threats to our community’s environment, scientific information on the causes of these threats, and specific initiatives to reduce the negative impacts on local water quality.

Panel speakers include John Cassani, Calusa Waterkeeper Emeritus; Matt DePaolis, Environmental Policy Director, Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF); Bob Moore, Co-Chair of the Sanibel-Captiva Renewable Energy Working Group and Greg Tolley, Executive Director of The Water School at FGCU.

In-person attendance is limited, so the ECCL will live-stream and record the event so everyone can benefit from the knowledge presented.

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