Red Tide: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Democratic Club of Sarasota

Red Tide: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Saturday, April 13, 2024

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Selby Library, Downtown Sarasota

What do rats, E. coli, sexually transmitted diseases, and Karenia brevis (the Red Tide organism) have in common? Join us on Saturday, April 13, 2024, as we welcome Cris Costello, Sierra Club Florida Senior Organizing Manager, who will dig into the details!

The fuel for Karenia brevis comes from and is powered by many sources, and most of these sources of fuel, the major players being sewage, manure, and fertilizer, can be regulated and stopped at the source.

Until pollution is stopped at its source, polluters will go on setting taxpayers up for a never-ending series of costly clean-ups. The status quo is to give polluters everything they want where water quality legislation and agency action are concerned. That needs to end if we are to fix Florida’s water quality crises.

Join us to dig into the Red Tide details and engage in a group discussion regarding ways we can all be a part of the solution!

When: Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m.

Where: Selby Library – 1331 1st Street, Sarasota, FL 34236.

Parking: Onsite library parking lot, or Palm Avenue Garage.