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Episode 90: May Mann Jennings (How Royal Palm State Park became Everglades Nat'l Park)

Episode 90: May Mann Jennings (How Royal Palm State Park became Everglades Nat'l Park)

Update: 2022-03-15
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This week's episode begins with a look at the political forces manipulating the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and how Trump Administration minions nearly cost the Key Deer its protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Our guest this week is Mary Powell, former president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, a national organization, and currently an official with General Federation of Women's Clubs - Florida Federation of Women's Clubs. Mary will tell us all about May Mann Jennings, a key figure in Florida's early conservation movement who was responsible for Everglades protection by the way of Royal Palm State Park which eventually became Everglades National Park.

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Episode 90: May Mann Jennings (How Royal Palm State Park became Everglades Nat'l Park)

Episode 90: May Mann Jennings (How Royal Palm State Park became Everglades Nat'l Park)

Chadd Scott