Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Dr. Tonya Clayton
Sea Level Rise in Florida
Dr. Tonya Clayton is our guest speaker this month. Tonya holds a doctorate degree in oceanography and is a local science editor/writer with an enthusiasm for non-formal, experiential education. She is a contributing author of Sea Level Rise in Florida (University Press of Florida, 2016) and the author of How to Read a Florida Gulf Coast Beach (University of North Carolina Press, 2012).
Tonya is a graduate of the Florida Master Naturalist Program and the Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute. She is a member of the UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County Overall Advisory Committee and an instructor for the USF Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, where she is currently teaching a course called "How to Read a Beach: Caladesi Island!" In 2016, she received the Friends of FANREP (Florida Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals) award.
Light refreshments are served and a native plant auction follows the presentation.