Home / Environment / River CD aims to educate public about history and plight of Florida waterways

River CD aims to educate public about history and plight of Florida waterways

By

A variety of Florida singer-songwriters have contributed their original songs about Florida rivers and waterways to a unique educational endeavor.  The coordinator of this special CD project, Karen Ahlers, says through music listeners can learn about the history, culture, commerce, beauty and fragility of Florida’s water.  The sponsor of the CD is the Putnam County Environmental Council or PCEC, a not-for-profit environmental education organization.    Coordinator Ahlers says PCEC members recognize the value of the waterways in Putnam and nearby counties:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About Donna Green-Townsend

Donna is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Check Also

Wood Resource Recovery machinery grinds wood for delivery to Gainesville's biomass plant. Those deliveries ceased in 2015 when the company terminated its contract with GREC. (Courtesy: Wood Resource Recovery)

Judge Awards $4.4 Million To Gainesville Company Over Disputed Biomass Supply Contract

The lawsuit required an 8-day trial last month at the Alachua County Family/Civil Justice Center.