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Project Contacts, Partners, & Advisors

Project Contacts:
Common Purpose Institute (General Management):
Steve Segrest
Voice: 813-987-9728
Fax: 603-688-8507

University of Florida (School of Forestry):
Dr. Don Rockwood
Voice: 352-846-0897
Fax: 352-846-1277

University of Florida (Polk County Extension Office):
Jim Stricker
863-519-8677 (ext.102)
Fax: 863-534-0001

University of Florida (Weed Science & Natives Restoration):
Dr. Greg MacDonald
Voice: 352-392-1811 (ext. 214)

Lake Region Audubon Society (Wildlife Restoration):
Charles Geanangel
Voice: 863-326-5748

Project Partners:
Common Purpose Institute.
U.S. Department of Energy.
Tampa Electric.
University of Florida/IFAS.
State of Florida Energy Office.
Florida Institute for Phosphate Research.
Southern States Energy Board.
Shell Energy.
LaBelle Plant World Trees.

Project Advisors: We have an extensive and growing list of Advisors including --

  • Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
  • Florida Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Foster Wheeler (power plannt engineering)
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Cargill (phosphate mining)
  • Legal Environmental Assistance Foundation (LEAF)