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Thursday, 01 December 2005 00:00
One of the few original settlers left on Sanibel island has been honored by the state. The Bailey Family property is one of 81 in Florida to be named a Pioneer Farm. The State’s Century Pioneer Family Farm program was set up 25 years ago to encourage original families to retain ownership. Wendy Humphrey reports.
Wednesday, 23 November 2005 00:00
Friday, 11 November 2005 00:00
This year the Mote Marine laboratory in Sarasota celebrates its 50th birthday. Today it’s on the forefront of global marine issues – with research into red tide, coral reefs, aquaculture and sharks. The laboratory began in a two-room cottage but now maintains seven research centers, a fleet of vessels and employs 240 people. WGCU’s Amy Tardif has the story of the lab’s humble beginnings thanks to the desires of one young lady eager to enter a man’s field in 1950’s. To learn more about the life of Dr. Eugenie Clark – tune in to Earth Edition tonight at 8:30 on WGCU public television.
Wednesday, 24 August 2005 01:00
Friday, 22 July 2005 01:00
This month, WGCU-TV’s Untold Stories series travels to LaBelle in Hendry County. LaBelle is a small, rural town located 30 miles east of Fort Myers, on the oak lined shores of the Caloosahatchee River. Hendry County Commissioner William T. Maddox Junior is a LaBelle native. He recently shared some memories of his father, William Senior, who had a long career in area politics and law enforcement. To learn more about LaBelle and its people, tune in tonight to Untold Stories of Southwest Florida on WGCU-TV at 8:30. (AUDIO)