Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Long before Texas had cowboys, Florida had cow hunters. The cattle they hunted and the horses they rode became known as Cracker. WFSU's Mike Plummer visits with Doyle Conner, Jr. and Stephen Monroe, two Florida cattlemen involved...
Details about WFSU’s special online video engagement event (also known as OVEE) on Thursday, April 7th at 8pm ET at www.wfsu.org/ovee. On that day and at that time, WFSU will host special online preview screening and discussion of segments...
The cottages at Lake Ella are one of the capital city’s most recognizable landmarks.  The story behind them is also the story of a gentleman named Gilbert Chandler and his family.  After stopping in Tallahassee for a...
The first Florida Jazz & Blues Festival at Cascades Park took a lot of planning. WFSU's Franky Verdecia goes behind-the-scenes of the festival to speak with the two founders, Scotty Barnhart and Jon Brown, about what it takes to...
Almost every Florida town has a story to tell about those who served in a war.   The Four Freedoms monument in the heart of Madison, Florida was placed there in honor of Collin Kelly, Jr.  Captain Kelly died in...
WFSU Public Media explores "Rightfully Hers," an exhibit at the Florida Historic Capitol Museum about the history of the women's suffrage movement. Museum staff discuss the development of the exhibit and the stories behind the objects on display.
Tabitha Frazier created the Leon Fruit and Nut Exchange to enable home gardeners with extra produce to pay their food forward to people within their community who lack access to fresh food. Growers can register online at leonfruitandnutexhange.org to...
Scott Davis oversees the Monarch Milkweed Initiative at the Refuge. He shows us where Florida's native milkweed species grow. In the Refuge greenhouse, we watch as volunteers plant seeds from a dry, uplands, fire dependent milkweed- Asclepias...
In 1973, Charles Hoffman found mammoth bones alongside spearpoints in the Silver River. At the time, many archeologists didn't believe that humans could be in Florida early enough to interact with mammoths, and that underwater excavations were unscientific....
A few weeks ago, we met Jeffrey Shanks and Dr. Michael Russo, archeologists working with the Southeast Archeological Center. They've been excavating sites in the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, where culture groups known as Swift Creek and...