Sustainability Workshops 2018



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Workshop #1 Isn't It Swale - January 25th


The "Isn't It Swale" workshop will focus on reducing stormwater impacts by using bioswales, it will be held on January 25th.This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Isn't It Swale" is the first workshop as part of a series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.The "Isn't It Swale" workshop will take an in-depth look at bioswales and the “Desoto Parkway Drainage Basin Stormwater Enhancement Project”, as an example of bioswales and how they benefit the community. This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

Where- Satellite beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint Here



Workshop #2 Nice and Native - February 23rd


The "Nice and Native" workshop will focus on native plants and their role in sustainable landscaping, why they are important and how the function as part of the ecosystem. The "Nice and Native" workshop will have a guest speaker, Kaylyn Palmer from Keep Brevard Beautiful (KBB) take an in-depth look at the Lagoon Friendly Lawns program and how it benefits the community and how you can be part of this program. Additionally this workshop will connect to the first workshop and look at how native plants help in reducing stormwater impacts in bioswales. The workshop will be held on February 23rd at 7:00pm.This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Nice and Native" is the second workshop as part of the series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

Where- Satellite Beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint Here




Workshop #3 Lawn Maintenance & Stormwater - March 22nd

The "Lawn Maintenance & Stormwater" workshop will continue the conversations from the previous workshops and build on them. This workshop will have two guest speakers from the University of Florida IFAS extension office, Linda M. Seals the Community Development Extension Agent and Sally Scalera the Urban Horticulture Agent & Master Gardener Coordinator. They will talk about fertilizer applications and native plants and the roles they play in lawn maintenance. Additionally the City's Environmental Programs Coordinator will connect this workshop to the previous workshop through the theme of stormwater and its impacts on the environment from residential homes. Then, during the Q&A at the end of the workshop the speakers and attendees will review how these topics apply to sustainable landscaping.

This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Lawn Maintenance & Stormwater" is the third workshop as part of the series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

If you are unable to attend, tell your friends or landscaper to go instead, then they can share the information with you. Or you can view all the workshops once they are posted on the city website.

 
Where- Satellite Beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint Here



Workshop #4 Dark Skies & Sea Turtle Nesting - April 26th 

The "Dark Skies & Sea Turtle Nesting" workshop will continue the conversations from the previous workshops and build on them. This workshop will feature guest speaker, Nicole Perna, from the Barrier Island Center and Sea Turtle Preservation Society. We will talk about the Dark Skies initiative, how it relates to sea turtle nesting and how you can be involved. Additionally the City's Environmental Programs Coordinator will connect this workshop to the previous workshop through the theme of residential homes and their impact on local ecology.

This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Dark Skies & Sea Turtle Nesting" is the fourth workshop as part of the series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.
This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

If you are unable to attend, tell your friends or landscaper to go instead, then they can share the information with you. Or you can view all the workshops once they are posted on the city website.
 
Where- Satellite Beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint



Workshop #5 Community Involvement & Stewardship Opportunities - May 31st 

The "Community Involvement & Stewardship Opportunities" workshop will continue the conversations from the previous workshops and build on them. This particular workshop will be focused on local community involvement and stewardship opportunities throughout Satellite Beach. Attendees will be given general information on how they can get more involved with local community volunteer programs, organizations, and how to become a sustainability steward. The City's Stormwater Education & Application through Stewardship (SEAS) program will also be discussed.

This Workshop is part of the City's Sustainability Action Plan's Green Achievement Target #7 (Public Workshops). "Dark Skies & Sea Turtle Nesting" is the fourth workshop as part of the series of workshops designed for community outreach & sustainability information.This workshop will also talk about the overall concept of the workshop series and the Sustainability Action Plan. Additional topics that will be discussed are other projects and volunteer opportunities in 2018.

If you are unable to attend, tell your friends or landscaper to go instead, then they can share the information with you. Or you can view all the workshops once they are posted on the city website.  

Where- Satellite Beach City Hall, 565 Cassia Blvd, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
When- Thursday at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
How- check it out on Facebook at GoGreenSB.org
View Workshop Video Here
View Workshop PowerPoint