Sewanee water series continues this week

Sewanee’s Integrated Program in the Environment continues our year-long series examining water conservation with a talk by George Ramseur Jr. from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources on Tuesday, March 6th at 5pm in Gailor Auditorium.  Mr. Ramseur, a Sewanee native, will  speak about his work directing Mississippi’s Office of Restoration and Resiliency, and he will specifically address the multi-state estuarine restoration approach in the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama coastal systems.  Prior to this position, Mr. Ramseur spent several years working for The Nature Conservancy as Mississippi’s Director for Restoration and Management. While in this position , he oversaw restoration design, implementation and long term management for all TNC preserves and mitigation projects in Mississippi, including over 10,000 acres in 4 coastal counties. Operations included prescribed burning, large scale invasive weed management as well as wetland and stream restoration projects.  The public is invited to attend.