New York based Oboist, and Sarasota native, Ian Shafer with the newly formed Sylph Quintet, invite you to “An Enchanted Evening with the Oboe.” This unique ensemble of oboe plus string quartet will offer the Florida premiere of a long forgotten work by oboist Alphons Barret; a spirited work by Finla
Florida Matters: Manatees
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing the endangered status of manatees. The Pacific Legal Foundation has filed a lawsuit against the agency for failing to act on a 2012 petition to move the manatee from endangered to threatened.
We have gathered a panel of experts to talk about this request, and we also visited the Florida Manatee and Aquatic Center habitat at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, where more than 300 sick and injured manatees have gotten care.