June: State of Water in Volusia

Marine Discovery Center Monthly Lecture Series
The State of Water in Volusia County

When: Thursday, June 21 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd, NSB, 32169

Cost: FREE

The lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required.

For more information about the lecture, contact the Marine Discovery Center at 386-428-4828.

“The State of Water in Volusia County” will be the topic of the Marine Discovery Center’s public lecture in June.

Clay Henderson, who is the executive director of the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience at Stetson University, will be the guest speaker.

The presentation is set for Thursday, June 21, starting at 6 p.m. The lecture is hosted by the Marine Discovery Center, located at 520 Barracuda Boulevard in New Smyrna Beach.

Long engaged in Florida environmental policy, Henderson served on the 1998 Florida Constitution Revision Commission and sponsored most of the environmental provisions in Florida’s Constitution, including the creation of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Clay Henderson

He previously served as senior counsel at Holland & Knight LLP, practicing in the public policy section in the field of environmental law. He also served as president of the Florida Audubon Society and was elected to two terms on the Volusia County Council.

Henderson co-authored the Florida Water and Land Legacy Initiative, a conservation-funding program ratified in 2014. He was also a leader in the development of Florida’s signature land acquisition programs and negotiated the acquisition of more than 300,000 acres of conservation lands.

A native of New Smyrna Beach, Henderson has received the national public service award from The Nature Conservancy, as well as the Bill Sadowski Memorial Award from the Environment and Land Use Section of the Florida Bar.

Stetson University’s Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, of which Henderson directs, utilizes faculty and student research to inform policy options for significant environmental issues.

MDC’s June lecture is open to the public at no charge and no reservations are required. Early arrival is recommended, as seating is limited.

For more information about the lecture, contact the Marine Discovery Center at 386-428-4828