Evenings at Whitney Lecture is a monthly public lecture series that includes presentations on current science topics, as well as ongoing research programs at the lab. The speakers are recognized experts in their fields who welcome questions and discussion. The program for May is titled “Florida and Water: A History”. Steven Noll, master lecturer at the University of Florida in the Department of History, will talk about the relationship between humans and water throughout Florida history.
Noll will share about Florida’s long coastline and significant rivers and wetlands as well as how people have shaped and re-shaped Florida through their interaction with water. He will also talk about the history of water policy, where Florida stands today regarding water, and the outlook of Florida’s future in relation to water, including the coastline, climate change, hurricanes and sea level rise.
Lectures start at 7:00pm and are free. Registration or reservations are not needed. Parking is also free. For more information, please call 904-461-4000.
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