April 25, Speaking Sustainably Film Series, 7:00 pm
Presented in partnership with South Florida PBS, “Speaking Sustainably” is a free film series. The April film is “Battleground Everglades, Invasive Species. Films are held in the Visitor Center Theatre. Reception at 7:00 pm; Film at 7:30 pm – followed by Q&A with with Host, Charles J. Kropke and Producers
Free and open to the public.
As part of the Speaking Sustainably Film Series, South Florida PBS (WPBT2 – WXEL) and the Deering Estate invite you to a complimentary reception and screening of the Battleground Everglades, Invasive Species, at the Deering Estate Visitor Center Theatre. Following the screening guests can participate in a Q&A with featured experts and the production crew. The program is free and open to the public.
About Battleground Everglades:
It has been said that “If we can save the Everglades, maybe we can save the planet.”
One can make the argument that there is no issue more important to South Florida, indeed to the nation and beyond, than our great natural resource, The Everglades.
But it is at risk. And there is a long history of strong and differing views on how to save it. Environmentalists, businesses , wildlife experts, state and federal governments and the people who live in this “sea of grass” have various and often differing approaches to the actions necessary.
South Florida PBS has taken the media lead to meet the challenge of saving the Everglades. Its 2015 documentary, “The Unseen Everglades” was called by former Undersecretary of the Interior Nathaniel Reed: “The single most important documentary ever made… on Everglades restoration; a priceless educational film.” And now, the same Emmy-Award winning production team has produced a series of 6 special programs, Battleground Everglades, which explores the maze of proposed solutions to the problems of the Everglades and zeroes in on its numerous facets which play a role in our lives.
Renowned Everglades expert Charles Kropke is author and host of the series. Kropke has spent more than 30 years researching the Everglades and knows its origins, its people, and its importance in a world of climate change.
May 23, 2018 Premiere Episode of Changing Seas Season 10
About South Florida PBS & Changing Seas
South Florida PBS, South Florida PBS, Florida’s largest public media company, connects organizations and institutions across our region and preserves South Florida’s history. Leading the way in this global society, SOUTH FLORIDA PBS serves diverse communities from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee. SOUTH FLORIDA PBS is committed to creating and presenting unique arts, education and cultural heritage programming, and serves as a model for telling unique local stories across a wide variety of media platforms.
Changing Seas goes to sea with explorers and scientists as they uncover new information that could lead to scientific breakthroughs. This documentary series lets viewers experience first-hand how oceanographers and other experts study earth’s last frontier, and it sheds light on how human activities are threatening ocean resources.