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Natural Resources official to speak about sea level rise

By Staff | Feb 27, 2019

James Evans

Sanibel Natural Resources Director James Evans will visit the Sanibel Sea School to speak about sea level rise, environmental challenges, and the community’s plans and options as it faces the issues.

The program will take place on March 8 at 5 p.m.

Evans has been employed by the city since 2000, when he started as a conservation officer. He has served as the director of Natural Resources since 2012. Evans has a Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies and a Master of Science in environmental science from the Florida Gulf Coast University. He has worked on several key habitat restoration projects with the city, including Bowman’s Beach Park and Lighthouse Beach Park.

The cost to attend is $10 per person. To RSVP, call 239-472-8585.

The Sanibel Sea School is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the ocean’s future, one person at a time. For more information, visit sanibelseaschool.org or call 239-472-8585.