Florida Matters: Florida Wildlife Corridor 2018 Expedition

Florida Wildlife Corridor 2018
Florida Matters: Florida Wildlife Corridor 2018 Expedition

This week on Florida Matters we meet explorers with the Florida Wildlife Corridor and discuss their upcoming expedition which gets underway later this month.

The team has trekked through scrub, swamp and forest from one end of the state to the other. They have documented their journeys in film, books and photography exhibitions with a goal demonstrating the urgent need for an unbroken spine of wilderness running the length of Florida to give wildlife a chance for survival. 

The team has trekked through scrub, swamp and forest from one end of the state to the other. They have documented their journeys in film, books and photography exhibitions with a goal demonstrating the urgent need for an unbroken spine of wilderness running the length of Florida to give wildlife a chance for survival. 

Their third expedition kicks off April 15. This time around the explorers want to highlight an area of wilderness in Central Florida that is threatened on all sides by urban development and transportation infrastructure including Interstate-4. 

WUSF is a sponsor of the Florida Wildlife Corridor and we will be covering their upcoming expedition. Follow along on our website and social media accounts.

Original Broadcast Date: 
04/06/18

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
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Host:
Robin Sussingham

Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.

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