Join us Friday, February 2, 2024, as we welcome guest speakers Amanda Kovach and Kevin Nemer from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Together they will be updating us on the H2Ohio and the Clark and Delaware/Horseshoe Islands Restoration Projects.
Amanda Kovach is the Coastal Management Specialist at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Office of Coastal Management. Her responsibilities include management of grant-funded projects and programs focused on benefits to the Lake Erie Coastal Area (e.g., habitat conservation and restoration, water quality improvement, coastal erosion control, and/or public access enhancement), as well as coordinating the Ohio Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program. In this role, Amanda enjoys engaging with coastal community stakeholders towards the restoration and protection of the many resources Lake Erie provides. Amanda holds her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry from the University of North Texas, and her master’s degree in zoology (emphasis on aquatic toxicology) from Miami University (OH).
Kevin Nemer is an Assistant Program Manager for the H2Ohio Wetlands Program at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Water Resources. His responsibilities include project management, outreach, and coordination for H2Ohio wetland grants in NW Ohio as well as tracking ODNR’s H2Ohio grant performance across the state. Kevin regularly coordinates with 9 of the Divisions at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources as well as outside government agencies, non-profits, and NGO’s . Kevin holds his bachelor’s degree in biology and Environmental Science with a minor in chemistry from Lourdes University.

A few meeting notes:

  • As you join us for lunch this week, we respectfully ask that you silence your phones/notifications at the start of program. 

  • If you are paying for your lunch online, ​​​please click here to log into your Rotary Account.  Then click on "My Account Balance" to pay for your lunch.  Lunch is $20.00.  We will also be accepting payment at the meeting by check or exact cash.  A buffet meal will be hosted at the Carranor Club starting at 11:45am. 

A Zoom link for this hybrid meeting will be sent out February 2nd at 9:30 am.