2:00 PM - Kick-off reception with refreshments
•· Network directly with the expert speakers. We’re sure you can educate them on a thing or two!
•· Silent auction of photographs donated to SSA by two phenomenal nature photographers, Richard Rossetto and Eric Hutchinson.
•· Foot-stompin’ music with ‘Whitey Markle and the Swamprooters’.
•· 3:00 - 6:00pm - Silver Springs Public Information Forum
•· The Transition of the Silver Springs Attraction to a State Park - Representatives of Florida DEP Parks Service and, well-known local historian, Guy Marwick, from The Felburn Foundation.
•· Update on the Adena Springs Ranch Consumptive Use Permit - Representatives from St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD)
•· Update on the process of determining a sustainable Minimum Flow & Level (MFL) for Silver Springs and Silver River - SJRWMD Representatives
•· Threats to our unique and fragile spring systems: an update on current efforts to formulate the Silver Springs Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP) - Harley Means, Florida Geological Survey, Assistant State Geologist
•· Silver Springs Big Picture Status & Challenges – Robert L. Knight, from Florida Springs Institute
Follow this link to see the complete agenda.