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FGCU partnership – Estero River monitoring

Estero RiverDr. GregTolley, Professor of Marine Science and Executive Director of Florida Gulf Coast University’s (FGCU) Water School, gave a short introduction to the work to be conducted at the new school.  He stated there will be 31 professors looking at sea level rise, climate change, hurricanes, sea grasses and much more. The new school’s building is to be completed in 2021.

Public Works Director David Willems described a proposed contract with FGCU to provide water quality monitoring and bacteria/nutrient source identification services on the Estero River.

The tidal section of the river h