Estuary Conservation Association, Inc. &
Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
Restoring Oyster Reefs in Southwest Florida
Tuesday, April 12
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
Dr. Michael Savarese, Professor of Marine Science at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Coastal Watershed Institute since 1997, will discuss recent oyster reef restoration projects in the Cocohatchee River Estuary designed to provide refuge for wildlife and enhance water quality. Dr. Savarese served as the lead scientist for the construction of three reefs placed in local coastal waters over the last two years.