Matheson to hold Florida waterways lecture

Matheson History Museum.
Matheson History Museum.
Courtesy of Matheson History Museum Vasilios Kosmakos

The Matheson will be hosting an event featuring Vasilios Kosmakos and his presentation on Florida waterways on Saturday.  

The event will take place at 4 p.m. at the Matheson History Museum (513 E University Ave.).  

The presentation, "Interwoven Waters: Exploring Florida's Interconnected Waterways," will go into detail about the vital part Florida waterways play in the economic, environmental, and political livelihoods of individuals. Kosmakos has gathered more than 60 testimonies from Floridians.  

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Kosmakos grew up in Treasure Island and obtained his Bachelor’s in Sustainability Studies and International Studies with a minor in wildlife ecology, conservation, and anthropology from the University of Florida. He was the president of the UF chapter of The Wildlife Society.  

He is also the coordinator of the History of Florida Water Management Project at UF’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Project.   

Registration is available online.  

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