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HOT TOPICS: Moving Water The Everglades and Big Sugar

When:
Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Where:
Online via Zoom and Facebook Live. Registration REQUIRED to receive the Zoom link and join the Q&A

Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Barbara Granade
Category:
Hot Topic Luncheons
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Join author and WLRN journalist, Amy Green on March 10th for a conversation to coincide with the publication of her new book, Moving Water The Everglades and Big Sugar.  She will be interviewed by Gabbie Milch, former Co-Chair of the Natural Resources committee. Described as an "engrossing expose" and "political storytelling at its best" the conversation is sure to enlighten about Florida's unique environmental treasure.



Amy Green covers the environment for WMFE News. She is an award-winning journalist whose extensive reporting on the Everglades led to the podcast DRAINED, available wherever you get your podcasts, and book MOVING WATER, published in spring 2021 by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Her work has been heard on NPR and seen in PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. She began her career at The Associated Press in Nashville, Tenn. Green grew up in Florida and lives in Orlando with her 7-year-old daughter.


Her Twitter:  @amybgreen

Moderator:
Gabrielle Milch is Outreach and Education Coordinator for the non-profit advocacy organization St. Johns Riverkeeper in the middle basin, Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Lake and parts of Marion Counties since spring 2019. She has a long history of working with citizens and communities on environmental issues with an emphasis on clean water issues.  Her life's work with water conservation advocacy and awareness keeps her busy. She is a believer in Florida Friendly landscaping practices to reduce water and land pollution.  She loves the outdoors and Florida's waters and is an avid paddler.