John G. Heim
Co-Founder of SFL Cleanwater Movement
Dr. Richard Pierce
Mote Marine - Associate Vice President for Research, Senior Scientist
Garrett Stuart
Algae Scientist
General Public Q&A
Panel for Questions by the Public
John G. Heim
SFL Cleanwater Movement
Capt Van Hubbard
Outdoor Writer and Conservationist
Dr. Robin Jenkins
Peace River Wildlife Center
Bruce Nathan
Candidate for Republican Governor of Florida
Sean Paxton
Shark Brothers Multimedia
Curt Bowen
EEC Media Director
Dr. Richard Pierce
Senior Scientist - Mote Marine
John M Ryan
Environmental Manager Sarasota County
Garrett Stuart
Algae Scientist

This event will host several qualified presenters who have been “Deep in the red tide trenches” along with other concerned citizens and local business owners.

Free information tables will be present from several local conservation and educational groups.

This Red Tide meeting is produced strictly on a 100% volunteer basis; no monies have been collected or distributed, nor will any funds be collected at any time in relation to this meeting. Hosting facility donated by the Englewood Event Center.

No Reservations Required

Doors Open at 6pm

Maximum capacity of 720 people allowed and is on a first come first seat basis. Once capacity has reached the doors must be closed due to fire code restrictions.

This event will be professionally recorded and provided to the public within a few days after the event.


Special thanks to the below local businesses who have made donations of products and services to help make this a free event.


We are seeking additional like-minded conservation groups who wish to present their info at a free table during the meeting and other concerned local businesses that would like to assist in future projects. (No products can be sold or money exchanged during this meeting).

Please contact Curt Bowen at