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Coffee and Conservation Speakers Program: Manatees in Paradise or Peril?
January 31 @ 7:00 pm
Venue:Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
1 Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450
Organizer:Kathy Turner Thompson
Founder, Executive Director, and Biologist of Sea to Shore Alliance Dr. James “Buddy” Powell has spent over a 40 year career studying and working to conserve manatees around the world. Dr. Powell began his love for marine mammals here in Citrus County while working with Daniel “Woodie” Hartman and Jacques Cousteau in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Crystal River. This program and discussion will explore a lifetime of man and manatees interactions and impacts. “I’ve always believed that when the marine environment is healthy, the health of humans benefits – from the fish we eat to the waters our children play in.” – JAMES A. POWELL, PhD; Executive Director, Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation
Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.
Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL
This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.
Mar 23 – May 5, 2019
Havana History & Heritage Society
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.