Monday, June 18, 2012

“Speak Up for Silver Springs & Florida's Waters”

Here’s the itinerary for this weekend’s FCC signature event at Silver River State Park.  Show your concern for this state “Waters”.  Be there!  
The Florida Conservation Coalition is pleased to present the “Speak Up for Silver Springs & Florida's Waters” event itinerary and speaker line up. We hope that everyone will join the FCC and our local partners on June 23 from 10-4, at Silver River State Park, for a fantastic day of education, outreach, entertainment and action in support of protecting Silver Springs and all of Florida's imperiled waterways.
This event will include public addresses by former Senator Bob Graham and State Senator Lee Constantine, Silver Springs expert Dr. Robert Knight, renowned photographer and environmental advocate John Moran, and FCC leaders from across Florida.
Please forward this announcement to any and all who are concerned with protecting Florida’s waters. For any questions about the event please contact Ryan Smart at
10:00 a.m. – Event Area Opens to Public – Free To Public for first 500 cars
-        Park entry fees donated by Marion County Springs Festival and Felburn Foundation     
10:00 – 3:30 – Activities to Enjoy Throughout the Day
-        Silver River Museum
-        Outstanding Presentations by Jim Stevenson, Dr. Bob Knight, & John Moran
-        Cracker Village
-        Tram rides to the Silver River
-        Conservation themed Exhibits
-        Great Food
10:15 a.m. – Welcoming Address by M.C. Andy Kesselring
10:30 – 11:10 – Talks by John Moran & Conservation Trust in Museum classrooms
11:25 – 12:25 – Addresses by fmr. Sen. Bob Graham & Sen. Lee Constantine
-        Plus Statements from Florida Conservation Coalition Leaders
1:00 – 1:45 – Presentations by Dr. Knight & Jim Stevenson in Museum classrooms
1:10 – 3:10 –Live Music by Whitey Markle and the Swamprooters (Main Stage)
2:00 – 2:45 – Presentations by Dr. Knight & Jim Stevenson in Museum classrooms
3:20 -3:30 –Address by Dr. Knight (Main Stage)
3:30 – 3:45 – Closing Address by John Moran (Main Stage)
Speaker List & Event Itinerary - Speak Up for Silver Springs& Florida's Waters            

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