NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES  NAS Everglades Webinar October 17  https://mailchi.mp/nas/register-now-october-17-webinar-o...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES  NAS Everglades Webinar October 17  https://mailchi.mp/nas/register-now-october-17-webinar-onprogress-toward-restoring-the-everglades-the-seventh-biennial-review?e=e957e13074 ;   National Academy of Sciences  Register for a Webinar Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Seventh Biennial Review Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:00-12:00 p.m. EDT   Since 2000, the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been focused on restoring, preserving, and protecting the treasured South Florida ecosystem while providing for other water-related needs of the region. As mandated by Congress, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine conducts biennial reviews of Everglades restoration progress. In this seventh review, the National Academies assesses progress to date and significant accomplishments and provides recommendations for evaluating and enhancing restoration progress. Join this webinar at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 17 to hear Bill Boggess of Oregon State University, chair of the report’s authoring committee, discuss the findings and recommendations of the report, which will be publicly released that day.  He will be joined in the Q&A by committee members Denise Reed of the University of New Orleans, Siobhan Fennessy of Kenyon College, and Eric Smith of Virginia Tech.   The webinar is free and open to the public.