Marjory Stoneman Douglas Protected The River Of Grass | Episode 57


Marjory Stoneman Douglas was a writer, activist, and accidental conservationist. She was already heading toward middle age, having worked as a journalist and for the Navy and the Red Cross, by the time she discovered the Florida Everglades. Once it became clear to her that Florida was on the verge of destroying the unique and incredible ecosystem that only existed in the Sunshine State, she spent the rest of her long life writing about and working toward utter preservation of the Florida Everglades. She lived to see the Everglades become completely protected thanks in large part to her work, and advocated for them until her death at 108. Good witch? We think so!

INTRO - 5:18 | Keanu, apparently.

6:20 - 36:30 | Hannah tells us about our Person of the Week, Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

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