Southeast Volusia Audubon Society, P.O. Box 46, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170;

March 2015 Speaker

Our March speaker will be Heather Culp, Associate Director of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute.

Heather received a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Political Philosophy from Florida State University in 2010, and in 2013 graduated from Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando with an Honors Certificate in Environmental and Earth Law.  In September 2013 Heather was admitted to the Florida Bar.

As a law student, Heather was involved in several organizations on campus and served as President of the Environmental Law Society, Vice President of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and was a member of the Environmental and Earth Law Journal and Environmental Responsibility Committee. As a result of her work, she was selected as the 2013 Environmental and Earth Law Student of the Year by her law school professors.

Heather has been an active member of the environmental community for several years as a volunteer with various non-profit organizations. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, bird watching, and is an avid outdoor runner.

Heather’s presentation is entitled Florida’s Springs and the Sustainability of the Floridan Aquifer.  She will discuss the ecology of our Florida springs, flow reductions and nitrogen pollution.  She will close with ideas for restoration of our springs and protection of the aquifer.

Please come and bring a friend.  This is a topic of interest to all who live in or visit Central Florida.

Refreshments will be served.