Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands 
Conference Room, Phelps Lab 
Wednesday 11:45 - 12:35 pm 

*Seagrass Conservation and Restoration in Florida and the Caribbean Sea* /Roy R. "Robin" Lewis III, President, Lewis Environmental Services, Inc. 
and Coastal Resources Group, Inc./

Roy R. "Robin" Lewis III is a Certified Professional Wetland Scientist with the Society of Wetland Scientists and a Certified Senior Ecologist with the Ecological Society of America. He is president of Lewis Environmental Services, Inc., an environmental consulting firm, and has worked as a wetlands and submerged aquatic habitat management and restoration consultant for 37 years. He has designed and built over 200 successful wetland restoration or creation projects in the United States and 15 foreign countries including Mexico, Puerto Rico, Nigeria, Thailand and Vietnam. He is currently working on a 2,400 ha marsh and mangrove restoration project near Negril on the west coast of Jamaica in an area known as the Great Morass.

Mr. Lewis is a Florida native, and has fished and hunted on the Ocklawaha River and its adjacent floodplain and forests for over 60 years. He resides on Lake Delancy just two miles south of the river. He serves as a board member of WildLaw, the Society of Wetland Scientists and the Mangrove Action Project.