Letter from Henry F. Swanson (February 11, 1966)

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Title

Letter from Henry F. Swanson (February 11, 1966)

Alternative Title

Letter from Swanson (February 11, 1966)

Subject

Aquifers--Florida
Rainfall

Description

A letter from Henry F. Swanson (1902-1989) to supporters of agriculture in Orange County, Florida. Swanson was the Orange County Agricultural Extension Agent from 1948 to 1978. The Extension Service is a cooperative effort between the University of Florida (UF) and state and local governments to make agricultural and ecological research available to the public. In addition to his role as a public advocate for Central Florida agriculture, Swanson was well-known as an early advocate for protection of Central Florida aquifers. In this letter, he describes a "greenbelt" of land in Central Florida that is a vital aquifer recharge area. Swanson also discusses the importance of agriculture, as a type of land use that does not prevent rainfall recharge (as real estate development would).

Creator

Swanson, Henry F.

Source

Original 2-page typewritten letter from Henry F. Swanson, February 11, 1966: binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1966-02-11

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of 2-page typewritten letter from Henry F. Swanson, February 11, 1966.

Is Part Of

Binder 1966, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Medium

2-page typewritten letter

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Orlando, Florida
Windermere, Florida
Zellwood, Florida
Tangerine, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Science Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Henry F. Swanson.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Learn About Your Watershed: Ocklawaha River Watershed." Florida's Water: Ours to Protect, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Accessed June 12, 2015. http://www.protectingourwater.org/watersheds/map/ocklawaha/.

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2-page typewritten letter

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