June 2 BBL: Indian River Legacy

Registration for the Live Zoom Webinar is FULL

An MRC Brown Bag Lunch Zoom Webinar

June 2, 2020
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Attendance is free.

Join us for our Virtual Brown Bag Seminar, “Indian River Legacy” with Ms. Laurilee Thompson on Tuesday, June 2. This is a free virtual event, but you must register to receive the Zoom link and login information.

Registration for the Live Zoom Webinar is FULL. We are ecstatic about your interest and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. We will be attempting to live stream the presentation on the MRC’s Facebook page and will be recording the presentation, which will be posted to our website, SavetheIRL.org in the days after the seminar.

In the 1950s, the Indian River Lagoon was crystal clear and its bounty seemed limitless. Growth and development took its toll and now our nation’s most biologically diverse estuary can no longer claim that distinction. Journey through the decades as Laurilee tells the story of her life on the Indian River, from the days of gin-clear waters, through its downfall and then to hope as a new generation works to bring our most precious natural resource back to its former splendor and productivity. Sign up today to hear this amazing personal account of the Indian River Lagoon!

The seminar will end with a live Q&A session, but we also recommend that participants to please email any questions you might have about life on the IRL to the MRC’s Nicole Broquet at nicole@mrcirl.org by June 1st.

This is a free virtual event, but you must register to receive the zoom link and login information.

Register today using the button below and be ready to wear your comfy pants, have your lunch, and learn from home!

About Our Presenter

Ms. Laurilee ThompsonMs. Laurilee Thompson is a fourth-generation Floridian and co-owner of the popular Dixie Crossroads Seafood Restaurant in Titusville Florida, which specializes in serving wild-caught domestic seafood. Laurilee participates on numerous boards and committees supporting tourism, the commercial fishing industry, and the environment, including Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Save Our Indian River Lagoon Citizen Oversight Committee, Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program Management Board, Merritt Island Wildlife Association, Hubbs Sea World Research Institute, and the Deepwater Shrimp Advisory Panel for the South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council. She served for twenty years on the Brevard County Tourist Development Council, always working to preserve and promote our region’s incomparable outdoor assets.

This virtual event is free but you must register to receive the zoom link and login information. If interested and able, we ask participants to donate toward our guest speaker series. MRC’s Brown Bag Lunch Seminar 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. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information on the Marine Resources Council, please visit SaveTheIRL.org.