Dr. Exum has been involved with issues related to conservation in the Wekiva Basin for more than 20 years. This has included leading field trips, giving presentations, and participating on the Friends of the Wekiva River Board of Directors. Along with the current president, John Pottinger, Dr. Exum was interviewed by Beth Perril about various issues in the basin and the role of the Friends in environmental advocacy, biological research and education. This interview played on several local radio stations in August 2015. In the interview, Dr. Exum and Mr. Pottinger discuss water quality and quantity, human/bear conflicts, the Wekiva Parkway and other issues related to conservation of natural resources in Central Florida.
Dr. Exum was as a keynote speaker at the 2015 Florida chapter meeting of the American Society for Landscape Architects. The keynote panel presented under the theme of “Crossroads of Design” and included presentations on mobility, culture, high performing public spaces and ecology. Dr. Exum’s presentation featured the concept of the Ecological Transect for design guidance and inspiration. Read more
What’s going on in the Woods of the Wekiva? July edition
Somewhat of an abbreviated article this month… In part this is because I have spent two of the last four weeks in other regions of the country. I can tell you more about what’s going on in the woods in Sequoia National Forest right now than in the Wekiva Basin. Which leads me to this month’s ecological tidbit. Read More…