|CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS ||CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS ||Conservation|
CARL BUCHHEISTER AT WAKULLA SPRINGS
- Carl Buchheister, former president of the National Audubon Society, advocates the preservation of Florida's wildlife and natural splendor in an interview at Wakulla Springs Wildlife Refuge. Mr. Buchheister discusses alligators, water conservation, wildlife reserves, citizen involvement in conservation programs, environmental protection legislation, controls on pollution, avoiding thermal pollution from atomic reactors, oil spills, damage caused to lakes from dredging, preservation of the Everglades, the Cross Florida Barge Canal "boondoggle" and the protection of endangered species.
|Flight Into Oblivion: Story of the Everglades Kite ||Flight Into Oblivion: Story of the Everglades Kite ||Birds|
Flight Into Oblivion: Story of the Everglades Kite
- 1970 (circa)
- This film describes the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District and its purpose. It tells how uncontrolled burns destroyed nesting areas and food sources of kites. There are shots of kites in flight and mating, as well as shots of their eggs. Viewers also see anhinga, a great blue heron and their nests. The film shows the feeding and first flights of some kite hatchlings. It tells how flood control helps maintain the food supply of the kite and helps ensure its survival. The film also shows the alligator, sandhill crane, wood ibis, great white heron, osprey, roseate spoonbill and bald eagle. It covers the environment of the Everglades and endangered species. Produced by Goodway Films; sponsored by Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District.
|Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril||Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril||Endangered species|
West Indian Manatee
Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril
- This is an excellent film about the plight of the endangered manatee. It is narrated by Leonard Nimoy and is full of beautiful underwater photography. It shows tracking by radio collar, injured manatees and manatee interaction with people.