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Join the Florida Museum and University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute for a deep dive into Florida’s springs!

See several short films by documentary filmmaker Eric Flagg, including “Ichetucknee Yesterday,” “Ichetucknee Today and Ichetucknee Tomorrow,” as well as “Enter the Aquifer: Springs Ambassadors Camp.”

The films and discussion will depict and dive into the baseline shift: how we perceive the health of the springs over time. Take part in an engaging discussion and meet local organizations as you learn more about the importance, health and conservation of our state’s water.


This is a FREE event but pre-registration is required.

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Panel Speakers

  • Eric Flagg, documentary filmmaker
  • Lars Anderson, Florida master naturalist and river guide
  • David Cobiella from Keepers of the Springs, a non-profit organization committed to springs conservation through state-wide waterway cleanups and educational videos
  • Stacie Greco, water resources program manager at the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department
  • Moderator: Wendy Graham, Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources and Director at the University of Florida Water Institute


  • 6 p.m.
    Doors open, grab a bite to eat and talk to local organizations!
  • 6:45-8:30 p.m.
    Screening of films and panel discussion.

Tabling Organizations

Help develop a future exhibit!

In recognition of the critical role of springs and other water resources to the biodiversity and economy of Florida, the Florida Museum is developing a new permanent exhibit focusing on the Story of Florida Water. Read more about this exciting project and learn how you can support it.

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1220 SE Veitch St.
Gainesville, FL 32601

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