Indian River Lagoon Council Director To Speak At April 1 Cocoa Beach Chamber Meeting
By Space Coast Daily // March 27, 2016
Duane DeFreese to talk on lagoon's poor health
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Dr. Duane DeFreese, executive director of the Indian River Lagoon Council will be the special guest of the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee at their next meeting on Friday, April 1 at 8 a.m. at the Chamber’s Merritt Island office.
The recent deaths of hundreds of thousands of fish in the Indian River Lagoon has caused great concern, especially in Central Brevard, where a majority perished.
The lagoon’s poor health negatively impacts our quality of life, and could have a detrimental effect on many businesses that rely on its resources for a living.
Dr. DeFreese will share information and his perspectives on the issue, along with the state of the lagoon and actions being taken to return it back to a healthy state.
The Indian River Lagoon Council is the managing entity of the The Indian River lagoon National Estuary Program (IRLNEP) a special district of Florida that was established in 2015.
The meeting is open to all Chamber partners and there is no charge to attend.
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