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The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of Oceans
April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Friends of Wakulla Springs State Park hosts Cynthia Barnett for “The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans.” In her book, The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans, award-winning environmental author Cynthia Barnett explores the long, rich and surprisingly profound relationship between humans and seashells. Traveling from Florida to the Bahamas to the Maldives, West Africa, and beyond, Barnett uncovers the ancient history of shells as global currency, their use as religious and luxury objects, and the rarely appreciated but remarkable creatures that make them.
This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Wakulla Springs State Park. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
April 27 @ 7:00 pm -
April 27 @ 8:00 pm