JOIN US  -  Thursday Feb 26, 2015

Martin County Conservation Alliance - Meeting Feb 26,  6:30 at Morgade Library; 5851 SE Community Dr, Stuart, FL.

Speaker:  Marty Baum, Indian Riverkeeper, on "Why Buy the Big Sugar Land Option"

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The 2015 Growth Management Forum will be March 7, from 1 - 4 pm at the Morgade LIbrary5851 SE Community Dr, Stuart, FL.

Martin County is different because residents stand together for our Comp Plan protections including for our rivers, our neighborhoods, our wetlands, our urban boundary, our fiscally conservative planning.   Join us! Get an Update on What's Happening In Martin County.  Focus on our rivers, the attacks that continue on our Comp Plan protections, on Tallahassee hopes and concerns, on our future.

14th  ANNUAL  CITIZENS  GROWTH  MANAGEMENT  FORUM

Stand Strong for Our River and our Martin County Difference

Reserve seat / material by email to elzer@gate.net or 286-9845.  Speakers:

Maggy Hurchalla – Martin Commissioner for 20 years; National Awards for Lagoon and Everglades work; acclaimed for work on the Comp Plan Protections.

Charles Pattison –  1000 Friends of Florida – working for growth management throughout Florida.

Virginia Sherlock, Esq. – Citizens’ attorney for our quality of life.

Mark Perry – Executive Director of Florida Oceanographic Society, Award-Winner for his IRL work.

Greg Braun -  Ecologist, including efforts for The Guardians of Martin County

Sponsors:

1000 Friends of Florida -- www.fof1000.org

Guardians of Martin County --  http://theguardiansofmartincounty.com/ 

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URGENT -- EMAILS NEEDED ABOUT SENDING CLEAN WATER SOUTH:

Three Things We Need to Do RIGHT NOW!

1. Email Gov. Rick Scott and ASK HIM TO EXERCISE THE us Sugar Option on the 46,000 acres south of the Lake.

  • http://www.flgov.com/contact-gov-scott/email-the-governor/

2. Go to the Senate web site on Amendment 1 and tell them the VERY TOP PRIORITY is to exercise the option on the 46,000 acre US Sugar parcel.  http://www.flsenate.gov/media/topics/wlc

3. Plan to go to the workshop on CERP priorities March 8 and March 27 at the SFWMD in West Palm. 3301 Gun Club Rd., West Palm Beach, Fl.  -- The Alliance can work out car pooling if any of you need rides.  Tell them the top three priorities must be: 

· Buy the US Sugar parcel 
· Get CEPP authorized 
· Finish buying land for authorized CERP projects – like the Indian River Lagoon-South project which was the FIRST component of CERP with an approved plan. 

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The Martin County Conservation Alliance website seeks to inform residents about  development projects and Comprehensive Plan amendments which threaten our special Martin County quality of life.  We invite the public to attend our monthly meetings.  Please see our meetings page.
 
Please become a member of the Martin County Conservation Alliance and stand with us. The state has severely weakened the Growth Management Act, so we must join together and act locally.  It is our best hope of preserving our Martin County difference. 
  
Website by the Martin County Conservation Alliance,  P.O. Box 1923,  Stuart, FL 34995