At the roundtable, Secretary Valenstein gave a brief introduction about his vision and goals for the DEP. Attendees were invited to give their perspectives on issues such as water quality, wildlife, flooding, sea level rise, land acquisition through Florida Forever and ways the DEP can engage with local communities. The group discussed the challenges and opportunities facing communities in the region and across Northeast Florida as it relates to environmental protection. Secretary Valenstein and the DEP will be conducting follow up sessions as his Department works to increase community outreach.
Department of Planning & Economic Opportunity