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Human Connection to the Waters of the Florida Keys

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reef Environmental Education Foundation presents Human Connection to the Waters of the Florida Keys seminar. This lecture is part of REEF’s monthly “Fish & Friends” seminar series, as well as the “Blue Humanities: Community Conversations of Marine Conservation in Florida” series. These seminars bring together scholars, authors, and community members through shared human experiences in marine conservation. All life in the Florida Keys is closely linked to water. Maritime heritage expert, Lindsey Crews, will lead the audience in an exploration of human connections to the water in the Florida Keys throughout history and today. The evening will begin with a social, including a discussion of attendees’ personal experiences and connections to water.

A social hour with light appetizers will start at 6:15 p.m. All are welcome to attend. This lecture is also available to view online here.

Lindsey Crews, Science and Outreach Coordinator for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, will be speaking for this program. Lindsey holds a bachelor’s degree in marine biology and a master’s degree in environmental education and interpretation from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is currently enrolled in Florida International University’s graduate program for Global and Sociocultural Studies.

Funding for this program is provided through Community Project Grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 9 @ 7:00 pm -
January 9 @ 8:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Lindsey Crews, Science and Outreach Coordinator, for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
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Event Contact:

Sierra Barkdoll

Event Venue:

Reef Environmental Education Foundation
98300 Overseas Hwy
Key Largo, Florida 33037
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