Englewood Indivisible members are working with a new coalition of Englewood residents promoting neighborhood-by-neighborhood efforts to improve water quality and limit contributions to red tide.
The group, led by Jessie Wilder who lives in the Bay Vista neighborhood, has met twice and has its next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 19th at 1:00 PM at the Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dearborn in Englewood.
Residents of several neighborhoods have attended the meetings and the group has connected with the South Manasota/Sandpiper Key Association, which has launched an educational effort on red tide.
The group has already put together a list of ideas that could work on a neighborhood basis to move homeowners away from nitrogen fertilizers and thirsty plantings.
For scientific background, the group is drawing on a white paper by Kerrigan Clough, a retired EPA executive and resident of Manasota Key. You can see the paper at the bottom of this post.
To get involved with this coalition, send an email to EnglewoodIndivisible@gmail.com