National Estuarine Research Reserves - Guana - Tolomato - Matanzas
Dr. Todd Osborne and Michael Sullivan will be partnering in this lecture to discuss shellfish and water quality. Dr. Osborne is a researcher at the University of Florida's Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience in Marineland, Florida. He will focus on his collaborative projects with the GTM Research Reserve, shellfish ecology and the relationship between shellfish and water quality. Mr. Sullivan serves on GTM Research Reserve's Oyster and Water Quality Task Force. He will be participating in GTM's 2021 Adventures in the Estuary shellfish-themed Research Camp. Sullivan will elaborate on his conservation work with shellfish and ongoing partnership with Dr. Osborne. This event is part of GTM's virtual lecture series.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.