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Register now for Charlotte Harbor Watershed Summit, Mar. 28-30

Join CHNEP March 28-30 at its seventh Charlotte Harbor Watershed Summit: Showcasing Our Accomplishments. Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center (75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda)

The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) is a partnership to protect and restore water resources of Florida from Venice to Bonita Springs to Winter Haven. Thanks to the Planning Committee, the 2017 Summit will be an opportunity to share the latest research findings and to network. Sessions include:

Tuesday morning: Water Quality and Quantity - New Tools (8:45 am to 11:50 am)
Tuesday afternoon: Water Quality and Quantity - Monitoring and Assessment (1 pm to 3:30 pm)
Wednesday morning: Habitat and Living Resources - Plants (8:45 am to 11:50 am)
Wednesday afternoon: Habitat and Living Resources - Stewardship (12:55 pm to 4 pm)
Thursday morning: Habitat and Living Resources - Fish (8:45 am to 11:50 am)
Thursday afternoon: Habitat and living resources - Reptiles, Invertebrates and Shellfish (1:05 pm to 3:50 pm)

Projects will be featured each day in various formats: 20-minute, 10-minute and 5-minute "lightning presentations" and poster presentations.

Please register by March 20 at https://chnepsummit2017.eventbrite.com.

The agenda is available online: Showcasing Our Accomplishments Agenda.

You may attend if you aren't able to register by March 20 but refreshments will be based on the March 20 registration counts.

The 2017 Summit is free to attend, lunch will only be available for purchase ($15) to those who pre-pay by March 20 through the EventBrite registration page. (Food can't be brought into the Event Center; there are many off-site lunch options within easy walking distance.)