An edition of: WaterAtlas.orgPresented By: USF Water Institute

Water-Related News

CHNEP's Mosaic Phosphate Reclamation Tour: Register now

News Image

The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) Citizens Advisory Committee asked for a tour of phosphate reclamation efforts in the CHNEP watershed to better understand the techniques and outcomes. Thanks to Mosaic, a tour will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2016, leaving from the Turner Agri-Civic Center (2250 NE Roan St, Arcadia) by 8:30 a.m. and returning by 2:30 p.m. Participants will learn about Mosaic's phosphate mine reclamation and visit a variety of reclamation sites that may include uplands, wetlands and streams. This full-day tour will include transportation, lunch and snacks.

While this tour is offered free of charge, registration is required. Please complete the registration form at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/chnep-mosaic-reclamation-tour-2016-tickets-20059206627?aff=es2. (If this link does not work for you, go to www.EventBrite.com, search for CHNEP but change the location to Florida.)The bus tour is limited to the first 40 who register. If 40 have registered, please do still register to be placed on the wait list. An email will be sent approximately a week before the tour with additional details. On the day of the tour, please be sure to arrive early so the bus is loaded and ready to leave at 8:30 a.m.

Per Mosaic's visitor policy, attendees should be capable of walking and boarding vehicles throughout the day. Everyone must wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Guests should be in physical condition capable of walking unaided on uneven soft ground; going up and down high steps; and boarding/unboarding vehicles unaided throughout the day. Attendees may also travel in 15-passenger vans.