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Coffee and Conversation Speakers Series – Florida Loves Manatees!
February 7 @ 7:00 pm
Venue:Old Courthouse Heritage Museum
1 Courthouse Square
Inverness, FL 34450
Organizer:Kathy Turner Thompson
University of Florida, Historian and Lecturer will speak on the topic, “Florida Loves Manatees!” and why. However, the relationship of Floridians to this gentle water giant has been a contentious one. This program will examine the interactions between humans and manatees in a historical and ecological context and even attempt to look into the future (rarely the realm of the historian!) to see what may happen to manatees!” Steve Noll is a master lecturer in the department of history at the University of Florida. He has written extensively on 2 widely different subjects- disability history and Florida history. He also works extensively with the Florida Humanities Council, speaking around the state on subjects related to Florida history.
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