Wednesday, February 17, 6pm-8pm
The public is welcome to attend a panel discussion will focus on the bridging/environmental aspects of the Tamiami Trail. The panel will feature science experts from the National Park Service, Everglades Foundation and FIU, and a representative of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians. We encourage visitors to view the exhibit, “Trailblazers: The Perilous Story of the Tamiami Trail,” which addresses the road’s negative environmental impact, before and after the panel.
Expert panelists include:
Evelyn E. Gaiser, Ph.D., Executive Director, School of Environment, Arts and Society; Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Southeast Environmental Research Center; and Lead Principal Investigator, Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program, FIU.
Charles Borders, Tamiami Program Manager, U.S. National Park Service
Stephen E. Davis III, Ph.D., Wetland Ecologist, Everglades Foundation
Miccosukee Tribe representative (invited)
Museum admission applies. $7; $5 seniors; free for students and Museum members.