Ditch of Dreams
Monday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m.
Smathers Library (East), 100
Steve Noll & David Tegedar will discuss their book
For centuries, men dreamed of cutting a canal across the Florida peninsula with the intent of reducing shipping times. But thanks to the success of environmental citizen activists, it was halted in 1971. The story of the Cross Florida Barge Canal is a complex one of competing interests amid the changing political landscape of modern Florida
Light refreshments will be provided.