The presentation will cover a brief history of oil and gas activities in Florida, current oil and gas projects, prior legislation, the upcoming legislative session, and our work on oil and gas at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida.
Meredith Barnard is an Environmental Policy Analyst at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. She focuses on the organization’s oil and gas campaign and assists on various natural resource policy issues. Meredith earned a Bachelor’s degree in marine science from the University of Miami and a Master’s degree in marine and environmental affairs from the University of Washington.
Jean Sarmiento is creator of SunKeeper Solutions and co-founder of the Love the Everglades Movement. Together they have become a creative force in the realm of Environmental Advocacy.
SunKeeper Solutions is dedicated to the health of the Planet. They are achieving this through implementing Artistic strategies to solve Environmental problems. They specialize in Native Plants and Habitat Restoration – from Native landscapes in peoples homes to major remediation work within Wetlands. With partnerships in the Industry, no job is too big or too small.
Their services include Custom Artisanship, Living Walls, Solar Mosaics, Phytoremediation, Flood Mitigation, Water Towers, Invasive Species Removal, Edible Gardens and beyond. They are also available for Educational Workshops and Presentations.
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