Wednesday, November 16, 2016: 7:00 PM
Hillsborough County Extension Office, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL
Ross Dickerson, manager of the Hillsborough County Environmental Lands Section, will provide an overview of the Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP) including the purpose, history, funding sources, and accomplishments. He will also discuss ecosystem services and the benefits (direct or indirect) they have on our lives.
Ross Dickerson manages the Hillsborough County Environmental Lands Section, which is charged with overseeing lands preserved through the Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP). He got his start with ELAPP in 2001 as an environmental technician and never looked back He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and is finishing a Master’s Degree in Park and Resource Management from Slippery Rock University.
In addition to ecosystems management, Ross is deeply interested in human-environment interaction, and is passionate about both environmental history and environmental education.
Our meetings are held at 7 pm at the Hillsborough County Extension Office 5339 County Road 579, Seffner, FL 33583 As usual, there will be Light Refreshments, and following the presentations we will have a plant auction.