Experts Warn of Ecological Threat in Central Florida

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Title

Experts Warn of Ecological Threat in Central Florida

Alternative Title

Experts Warn Of Ecological Threat

Subject

Winter Park (Fla.)
Kissimmee (Fla.)
Sarasota (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida

Description

A newspaper article discussing a meeting of Florida conservationists held at the Park Plaza Hotel in Winter Park on World Humanist Day. According to the article, many of the environmental experts warned of future ecological problems in Central Florida. The ecologists claimed Central Florida will face water shortages as a result from the growing population, and argued that political and civil action was needed to control growth. Experts included Art Marshall, head of the Center for Urban Studies at the University of Miami (UM); Ed Farrar, an orthopedic surgeon; Dr. George Cornwell, chairman of the Department of Forestry at the University of Florida (UF); Lyman Rogers, founder and former president of Conservation 70s; and Ted Sperling, an organized of Save Our Bays in Sarasota County.

Creator

Poor, Peggy

Source

Photocopy of original newspaper article: Poor, Peggy. "Experts Warn of Ecological Threat in Central Florida." The Orlando Sentinel, April 30, 1972: binder 1972, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1972-04-30

Date Copyrighted

1972-04-30

Date Issued

1972-04-30

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of photocopied newspaper article: Poor, Peggy. "Experts Warn of Ecological Threat in Central Florida." The Orlando Sentinel, April 30, 1972.

Is Part Of

Binder 1972, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

99.2 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Park Plaza Hotel, Winter Park, Florida
Kissimmee, Florida
Sarasota, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Peggy Poor and published by The Orlando Sentinel.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Orlando Sentinel and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"History of Lake Apopka." St John's River Water Management District. January 28, 2013. Accessed June 05, 2016. http://www.sjrwmd.com/lakeapopka/history.html.

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