Join the 2nd Annual Environment Challenge Day for a family-friendly day celebrating the Environment. There will be speakers, exhibitors with hands-on activities, food vendors, music, art exhibit and other attractions. Speakers Topics Include: Grassroots Environmental Action, Mosquito Control, Development in St. Johns Co., Seismic Airgun Blasting, Climate Change, Keeping our Rivers Safe, Fracking, Sea-Level Rise and other environmental issues – locally and internationally.

During the course of the day, nine speakers will present a number of topics with an environmental theme indoors in the large meeting room.  

9:15 AM

Mayor Nancy Shaver

Welcome remarks

9:30 AM

Joan Kramer

“Problems Facing Our Favorite Pollinators and What You Can Do To Help Them

10:00 AM

Christopher Bibbs

“The Landscape of Mosquito Control”

10:30 AM

Erin Handy

“A Dead Whale Is A Dead Whale : The Search For Oil And Gas Off Florida’s Coast”  

11:00 AM

Hunter Miller

“The Importance Of Grassroots Movements To Affect Change On A Local And Global Scale.”

11:30 AM

Bill Hamilton

“Climate Change And Local Implications”  

12-1:00 PM

Luncheon Break

1:00 PM

Neil Armingeon

“The Matanzas River: Twenty-three Miles of History, Culture, Ecology and Magic”

1:30 PM

Jane West

“Uncontrolled Growth In St. Johns County – A Citizen’s Toolbox On How to Protect What’s Left”  

2:00 PM

Allen Tilley

“Global Warming’s News For Northeast Florida”  

2:30 PM

Tom Larson

“Energy and Climate Action”

Willie Galimore Center

Center 399 Riberia St., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Saturday, April 9, 2016 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Categories: Environment, Featured

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