Speak Up for Silver Springs Event


The Florida Conservation Coalition, in partnership with the Silver River Museum, Silver Springs Alliance, and Marion County Springs Festival is sponsoring an event at Silver Springs on June 23, 2012. Join former Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham and others in the effort to protect and restore Florida’s imperiled waterways. There will be educational presentations, nature exhibits, outdoor activities, and live music.

Itinerary
10:00 a.m. – Event Area Opens to Public – Free To Public for first 500 cars
– Park entry fees donated by Marion County Springs Festival and
Felburn Foundation
10:00 – 3:30 – Activities to Enjoy Throughout the Day
– Silver River Museum
– Presentations by Jim Stevenson, Dr. Bob Knight & John Moran
– Cracker Village
– Tram rides to the Silver River
– Conservation themed Exhibits
– Great Food
10:15 a.m. – Welcoming Address by M.C. Andy Kesselring
10:30 – 11:10 – Talks by John Moran & Conservation Trust in Museum classrooms
11:25 – 12:25 – Addresses by fmr. Sen. Bob Graham & Sen. Constantine
– Plus Statements from Florida Conservation Coalition Leaders
1:00 – 1:45 – Presentations by Dr. Knight & Jim Stevenson in Museum classrooms
1:10 – 3:10 –Live Music by Whitey Markle and the Swamprooters (Main Stage)
2:00 – 2:45 – Presentations by Dr. Knight & Jim Stevenson in Museum classrooms
3:20 -3:30 –Address by Dr. Knight (Main Stage)
3:30 – 3:45 – Closing Address by John Moran (Main Stage)

Speak up for Silver Springs