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Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

  • Collection DOI:
    Principal Investigator:
    Karen DeMaria
  • "Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents" is a collection by Karen DeMaria of Summerland Key, FL completed in April 1996. Funded by the Nature Conservancy and the Center for Marine Conservation, the project sought to describe through oral history interviews, environmental changes in the Florida Keys marine ecosystem. 

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Freeman Bateman, Sr. Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Freeman Bateman, Sr. of Marathon, Florida was a commercial shrimper at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Marathon, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Tony Iorucci Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Tony Iorucci, of Grassy Key, Florida, was a commercial fisherman at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Grassy Key, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Bernard Russell Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Bernard Russell, of Key West, Florida, was a part-time fishing guide.  Born and raised in Key West, he resided in Islamorada, Florida at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Islamorada, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Ray Bently Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Ray Bently of Big Pine Key, Florida was a recreational fisher at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Big Pine Key, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
George Jones Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator George Jones, of Key Largo, Florida, was a park manager and recreational fisher at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Key Largo, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Simon Stafford Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Simon Stafford, of Big Coppitt Key, Florida, was a commercial fisher at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Big Coppitt Key, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Fernand Braun Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Fernand Braun of Little Torch Key, FL was a back-country guide at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Little Torch Key, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
John Koenig Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator John Koenig, of Key West, Florida, was a banker and recreational fisher possessing over forty years of experience fishing Florida Keys waters.

Karen DeMaria Key West, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Mimi Stafford Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

Narrator Mimi Stafford, of Big Coppitt Key, Florida, was a commercial fisher and sponge wholesaler at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Big Coppitt Key, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation
Jack Burleson Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents

 Narrator Jack Burleson of Marathon, Florida was a retired dive boat captain at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Marathon, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation