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Red Tide Community Workshop at Pine Island

NOAA Fisheries will hold public discussions to gather feedback on ongoing red tide research efforts. UPDATE: These workshops have been postponed given the severe impacts of Hurricane Ian to the community.


Red Tide Community Workshop

Hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

September 27, 2022

5701 Pine Island Rd, Bokeelia, FL 33922


Time (EST)

Topic Speaker
5:30 p.m. Welcome & Introductions

Mandy Karnauskas

(NOAA Fisheries)

Presentations and Q&A 

Time (EST)

Topic Speakers
5:40 p.m. Local perceptions on the history of red tide occurrences

Suzana Blake (University of Miami)

Matthew McPherson (NOAA Fisheries)
5:55 p.m. Red tide ecosystem impacts and collaborative monitoring

Brendan Turley (University of Miami)

Chris Keble (NOAA, AOML)
6:10 p.m. Red tide impacts on fisheries

Mandy Karnauskas (NOAA Fisheries)

Matthew McPherson (NOAA Fisheries)
6:25 p.m. Economic impacts on local communities Andrew Ropicki (University of Florida)
6:40 p.m. Break  
The 2018 Red Tide: A Retrospective Look at the Red Tide Long Lasting Impacts
Time (EST) Topic Speakers
6:45 p.m. Community feedback, 2018 red tide successes and ongoing challenges

Mandy Karnauskas (NOAA Fisheries)

Matthew McPherson (NOAA Fisheries)
7:00 p.m. Research priorities and remaining concerns  
7:25 p.m. Summarize and Wrap up  
7:30 p.m. Adjourn  


Last updated by Southeast Fisheries Science Center on 09/30/2022