Join SCCF for the presentation of The Forgotten Coast: Return to Wild Florida. Celebrate an amazing trip by three intrepid adventurers – Conservationist Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, biologist Joe Guthrie, and photographer and National Geographic explorer, Carlton Ward, Jr. – who traveled 1,000 miles in 70 days on foot, kayak and bike from the Everglades headwaters, across the Panhandle to the Alabama border. Mallory Lykes Dimmitt will present guide us throught the adventure.
This free event continues our tradition of bringing information and science about Florida’s natural places to Sanibel. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments, program begins at 7 p.m. at the Sanibel Community House, 2137 Periwinkle Way. We urge you to arrive early to get a good seat. Call 472-2329 for information.
You can learn more about the project here.
The Florida Wildlife Corridor is a conservation advocacy organization focused on connecting, protecting and restoring corridors of conserved lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife.
Mallory Lykes Dimmitt is a seventh generation Floridian whose childhood was partly spent exploring the lands and waters of central Florida. She pursued her passion for the outdoors by receiving her B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. She was also awarded a Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship at Duke University’s Nicholas School of Environment where she earned a Master’s of Environmental Management.
Some of Mallory’s projects include protecting river corridors and large landscapes in Colorado with The Nature Conservancy, research in Sri Lanka for the International Water Management Institute and strategic planning and organizational development with Legacy Institute for Nature & Culture (LINC). She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Florida Wildlife Corridor.