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Aug. 3 Webinar: Restoring Rain’s Natural Path

An MRC Lunch & Learn Webinar

August 3, 2021
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Our August Lunch & Learn Webinar, “Restoring Rain’s Natural Path,” featured Joanie Regan, Stormwater Manager for the City of Cocoa Beach, who introduced the idea and methodology behind restoring rain’s natural path.

Stormwater infrastructure, Cocoa BeachThe implementation of Low Impact Development (LID) is a fundamental aspect of protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon. Log on to hear how LID is implemented, can reduce stormwater runoff, and beautify our communities.

The seminar will end with a live Q&A session, but we also recommend that participants email any questions that relate to this topic to the MRC’s Nicole Broquet at by July 31.

This is a free virtual event, but you must register to receive the zoom link and login information. If you are unable to register, we will be live streaming it through the MRC’s Facebook page and will be recording the presentation for future viewing!

About Our Presenter

Joanie Regan, Stormwater Manager, City of Cocoa BeachLiving along the lagoon for over three decades, Joanie has served as the stormwater manager for the City of Cocoa Beach for more than two of those decades — overseeing watershed improvement projects, executing the City’s federal stormwater permit, and helping coordinate watershed education efforts with local governments along the Indian River Lagoon. Joanie has been actively involved in the IRL-BMAP development and has served on various lagoon advisory boards. Natural communities and low-impact design — as a way of reducing watershed pollution — is a priority in Cocoa Beach’s stormwater methods. A graduate of Florida Institute of Technology, Joanie is a past president of the Florida Stormwater Association (FSA) and an active member of the Cocoa Beach Surfrider Foundation. She is also a member of the Florida Native Plant Society and board member/former chair of the FSA Educational Foundation.

MRC’s Lunch & Learn Webinar series is a long-standing and cherished social offered to the East Central Florida coast region, and is supported by volunteers and the community’s charitable giving. If interested and able, we ask participants to donate toward our guest speaker series. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information on the Marine Resources Council, please visit