Evening Lecture Series
Join us at the River Center for our evening lecture series!
Our November evening speaker is Dr. Albrey Arrington, Executive Director of the Loxahatchee River Environmental Control District.
This presentation will explore the Loxahatchee River District’s efforts to preserve and protect the national wild & scenic Loxahatchee River through our innovative water recycling efforts, which include using recycled water to meet local landscape irrigation demands. We will explore the scenic beauty and natural diversity of the Loxahatchee River. We will explain how saltwater intrusion and excess nutrients are significant threats to the Loxahatchee River. Finally, we will clearly show how the LRD’s innovative water recycling efforts have benefitted the Loxahatchee River while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and maintain affordable wastewater treatment rates for our customers.
Dr. Albrey Arrington was born and raised in Jupiter, FL and is passionate about healthy, functional natural systems. He holds a B.S. from the University of Florida, and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. He has worked as a research scientist at the South Florida Water Management District; an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama; and as the Science Director at the Perry Institute for Marine Science, one of six national undersea research centers. Currently, he is the Executive Director of the Loxahatchee River Environmental Control District, whose mission is to preserve and protect the National Wild & Scenic Loxahatchee River. Dr. Arrington has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications dealing with a diverse array of environmental issues.
Registration is required to attend.
This event is not recommended for children under the age of 14.Register