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WGCU Presents

Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve

Video duration: 26:45

The Story of the country's first national preserve on the movement to protect the Big Cypress. Historic photographs and vintage film highlight the early efforts to include the Big Cypress in Everglades National Park. the subsequent logging of the Big Cypress, and the grassroots struggle to stop the Everglades Jetport.

Episodes of WGCU Presents33

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WGCU Presents

2017 MAKERS: Women Who Make Southwest Florida

WGCU celebrates women who are leaving a lasting impact on the region.

27:31

2017 MAKERS: Women Who Make Southwest Florida

27:31

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WGCU Presents

Reading, Writing & Civil Rights: Enduring Impacts

Southwest Florida leaders reflect on the unintended consequences of school desegregation.

26:46

Reading, Writing & Civil Rights: Enduring Impacts

26:46

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WGCU Presents

Curious Kids: Lakes, Rivers & Estuaries

The Curious Kids follow water as it flows from Lake Okeechobee down to the Gulf of Mexico.

28:45

Curious Kids: Lakes, Rivers & Estuaries

28:45

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WGCU Presents

Preserving Our Waters

A look at the 50-year history of the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve.

26:46

Preserving Our Waters

26:46

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Clips of WGCU Presents26

Video thumbnail: WGCU Presents Curious Kids: Civic Engagement

WGCU Presents

Curious Kids: Civic Engagement

The Curious Kids want to know what citizens can do to protect the environment.

Curious Kids: Civic Engagement

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: Challenges

While building green is a good step, there is still much work to be done.

3:25

Building Green: Challenges

3:25

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: Chico's

Since Chico's calls FL its home, they know setting goals for building green is important.

3:50

Building Green: Chico's

3:50

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: FGBC

FGBC is a non-profit organization founded to develop voluntary green building standards.

2:37

Building Green: FGBC

2:37

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: FGCU

FGCU is working towards a more sustainable campus while also shaping future leaders.

4:39

Building Green: FGCU

4:39

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: Hertz

A leader in the rental car market is leading the way in environmental design & efficiency.

5:35

Building Green: Hertz

5:35

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: Intro

Two of SWFL's biggest businesses & FGCU have emerged as leaders in sustainability.

4:21

Building Green: Intro

4:21

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WGCU Presents

Building Green: LEED

LEED certification balances both needs on the environment as well as cost.

2:38

Building Green: LEED

2:38

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Previews of WGCU Presents9

Video thumbnail: WGCU Presents Reading, Writing & Civil Rights: Enduring Impacts Preview

WGCU Presents

Reading, Writing & Civil Rights: Enduring Impacts Preview

Southwest Florida leaders reflect on the unintended consequences of school desegregation.

1:00

Reading, Writing & Civil Rights: Enduring Impacts Preview

1:00

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WGCU Presents

Preserving Our Waters Promo

A look at the 50-year history of the Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve.

0:59

Preserving Our Waters Promo

0:59

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WGCU Presents

Korean War Vets Promo

Five Southwest Floridians share their incredible experiences of service.

0:30

Korean War Vets Promo

0:30

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WGCU Presents

Mullet: A Tale of Two Fish Preview

Exploring the long & storied history of Florida's most under-appreciated fish—the Mullet.

0:30

Mullet: A Tale of Two Fish Preview

0:30

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