Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Tampa Bay Watch, Inc., Melinda Spall
Come learn about Tampa Bay Watch, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to the protection and restoration of the marine and wetland environments of the Tampa Bay estuary through scientific and educational programs.
Melinda Spall joined the Tampa Bay Watch team in 2011. Melinda manages the Bay Grasses in Classes program where she enjoys planting native species while molding the environmental stewards of the future. She also manages the regional monofilament recycling program, with seasonal cleanups and close to 200 "monotubes" recycling an estimated 1,000,000 feet annually.
Melinda is a graduate of the University of Florida and a Tampa Bay area native. She has an extensive background in the environmental field including environmental consulting, water quality sampling, springshed delineation and community outreach/environmental education.
Light refreshments are served and a native plant auction follows the presentation.