Tell Me About It

“Tell Me About It” is a weekly audio storytelling series hosted by Sue Wagner, WUFT community relations coordinator, focusing on events, organizations and research projects by those that helped create them and those that have benefited.

First Annual Cedar Key Shark Swim

Today’s episode features the First Annual Cedar Key Shark Swim on Saturday, August 20 at 3:30 p.m. The 0.42 mile route from Cedar Key to Atsena Otie will benefit the playground project for the Cedar Key School, the only school on the island open to students from kindergarten through 12th …

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River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding

Today’s episode features the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding headquartered in Gainesville. Founded in 2012 by Heart Phoenix and Jeffrey Weisberg, the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals, families, and communities by providing and promoting the best practices and principles of peacebuilding and …

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Visit Gainesville/Alachua County

Today’s episode features Visit Gainesville/Alachua County. The organization coordinates marketing and promotion for all municipalities in Alachua County and touts the amazing world-class museums, performing arts venues, eight state parks, crystal-blue freshwater springs and more than 100 miles of trails for biking, birding and hiking. Located in North Central Florida, …

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Working Food

Today’s episode features Working Food, a non-profit organization that works to cultivate and sustain a resilient local food community in North Central Florida through collaboration, economic opportunity, education, and seed stewardship. Working Food programs include the Seed Collective, the Youth Garden and Culinary Learning and the Community Kitchen. The regional, …

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Cade Museum: Wandering the Milky Way

Today’s episode features the Cade Museum of Creativity and Invention’s new museum-wide theme Wandering the Milky Way complete with a a tour of the solar system. From Jupiter’s swirling red spot to the icy geysers on Neptune’s moon Triton, The Cade’s corner of the Milky Way is full of wonders …

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FANFARES & FIREWORKS 2022

Today’s episode features the two new groups that are joining the 2022 lineup of WUFT’s FANFARES & FIREWORKS. First up is The Martin Family Band featuring Chuck Martin, Amy Martin and Tom Miller. At 6 p.m. the trio will take to the UF Bandshell stage to perform a mix of …

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Patriot Service Dogs of Marion County

Today’s episode features Patriot Service Dogs, a Marion County nonprofit organization dedicated to pairing well-trained service dogs with veterans free-of-charge. Any honorably discharged veteran with a physical or mental disability is eligible to apply. Dogs in the program spend two years in training before they are carefully matched with a …

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Florida Springs Council

Today’s episode features the Florida Springs Council, a coalition of over 50 conservation organizations that have combined their efforts, skills and expertise to coordinate action for the restoration, preservation, and protection of all of Florida’s freshwater springs and the Floridan aquifer. Their organizations and individual members unite to lobby in …

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Current Problems

Today’s episode features Current Problems, established in 1993 when a small group of friends began working together to clean up the debris and contaminants in and along the banks of north Florida’s Santa Fe River. To this day, over 20,000 volunteers serving their communities from Southern Georgia to the gulf …

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Hurricane Season 2022

Today we are featuring the UF Weather Center and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network – FPREN – a critical link between Florida’s public media stations and the state’s Emergency Management Network during a crisis. Through the statewide network, stations receive accurate and real-time information on important weather, safety and evacuation information …

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