CCR Kick-Off

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​Subject Matter Speakers

clay henderson
Peter Sechler, PLA, AICP specializes in urban design, campus planning, and landscape design projects in the Eastern United States for public, private, and institutional clients. His focus has been to work inclusively—identifying the community context and mission and understanding economic potential—and thereby position specific initiatives to support broader goals, enhanced livability, and sustainable success. Pete has been involved in the following types of projects: citywide regional visioning; community redevelopment; transit-oriented urban development; main street and urban walkability projects; medical, educational, and office park campuses; urban public parks and trails; and neighborhood planning and enhancements.
Clay Henderson is one of Florida’s leading voices in environmental policy. He sponsored or co-authored most of the natural resource protection provisions in the Florida Constitution including Amendment 1, the largest voter approved conservation funding initiative in our nation’s history, and creation of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. He led development of nationally recognized land conservation programs including Volusia Forever (1986 and 2000), Florida Communities Trust (1990), Preservation 2000 (1991) and Florida Forever (1999). He has negotiated over 300,000 acres of lands now part of national and state parks, forests, and wildlife refuges. He negotiated key elements of the Everglades Restoration (1996) and authored the large scale planning sections of Florida Community Planning Act (2011). He negotiated the historic merger of Florida Audubon Society and National Audubon Society which had coexisted for 100 years, and was one of the founders of Save the Manatee Club.

In the News

​CCR Kick-Off

On January 16, 2018 the City of New Smyrna Beach kicks-off a citizen-led yearlong of Coastal Community Resiliency.  Issues specific to Coastal Communities building a holistic and resilient community are slated for the entire year of more

New Smyrna Beach asks residents to chart course for future in resiliency workshops 

News Journal Article January 13, more

​Our View

News Journal Article January 19, more

​Community is a verb

News Journal Article January 21, more

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