5. Lake O. and the Everglades

Review class discussion points

Required readings for this week: Jackson, et al: Ch. 13 / Robertson: Ch. 6

Additional assignments for this week:

  1. Watch River of Grass
  2. Watch Urban Wetlands

We are draining, diverting and degrading our water resources everywhere. Most of our water systems are not engineered to protect them, but to exploit and pollute them. This has major knock on effects for us all. What are some of the ways we can change our patterns of water misuse and degradation in Florida?

Are you on track?

  • Up to date on your required reading?
  • Tracked your intention today?
  • Watched the two short videos for your additional class assignments?
  • Started writing your ‘Reflection Research’ essay? (due week 8)
  • Making progress on your service-learning presentation? (due week 14)