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Virtual Meeting – No Roads to Ruin
February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join us for a timely presentation on efforts required to stop M-CORES and the continued destruction of Florida wilderness through urban sprawl.
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Our guest speaker will be Michael McGrath.
Michael McGrath is the Organizing Representative for Our Wild Florida and helps to lead our Red Tide and Wildlands campaigns within Fort Myers and the greater Southwest Florida region. Prior to joining the Sierra Club, Michael worked for a land trust where he coordinated community conservation projects for a regional conservation partnership and has previously worked on a variety of both issue advocacy campaigns and electoral campaigns. Outside of work you can catch Michael cooking, paddle boarding, or somewhere in the outdoors.
In his current role he leads statewide grassroots activities to oppose the M-CORES toll roads and works with members of the public, local governments, and state agencies to improve water quality and land conservation goals across Florida. His presentation “M-CORES: Who, What, When and Where” provides a timely citizen primer to understand what is at stake for Florida’s future with the latest transportation boondoggle and how Sierra Club members and supporters can advocate and take action alongside the No Roads to Ruin Coalition make sure that we repeal the roads this legislative session.