Archive for May, 2012


The Superintendents

Three key administrators – Bill Vogel, Walt Griffin and James Lawson — responsible for leading public schools in two counties of Central Florida respond to questions posed by local business persons at a gathering held May 3, 2012 to learn about the state of education in the public school districts of Seminole and east Orange county. Length – 40:59


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Robert Ledford

Helming the Oviedo campus of Seminole State College, Robert Ledford is the new campus provost of a nifty patch of 3 buildings, a nature preserve, scrub oaks, pine trees and an iconic clock tower… and 8,000 students. Length – 25:05


(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck)

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Bioblitz 2012

Title picture - Ebony jewelwing damselfly courtesy Stephen R. Milrick, Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection

Scientists, citizen naturalists & students go into the protected uplands & wetlands of the Wekiva River Basin to document the species of wildlife & plants that can be observed living in this critically important biodiversity hotspot. On the 30th anniversary of the Friends of the Wekiva River, the teams reported their tally of species. Length 25:01


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)
Title picture – Ebony jewelwing damselfly courtesy Stephen R. Milrick, Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection

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Wekiva River Heritage

For 30 years the Friends of the Wekiva River has been safeguarding it. Russ and Katie Moncrief operated Katie’s Landing on the Wekiva. At an April 2012 celebration of the FOWR anniversary, Katie’s Landing became part of the Wekiva River Basin state park. Hear Katie Moncrief and experts on the river discuss the river’s history. Length – 11:45


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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