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

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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:

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