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

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    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 Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Victoria Impallomeni

Captain Vicki Impallomeni is a wilderness guide and charger fishing captain.  She lives in Key West.  

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

Narrator Ken Nedimeyer, of Tavernier, Florida, was a commercial fisher/diver at the time of the interview.

Karen DeMaria Tavernier, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents
Karl Lessard

Narrator Karl Lessard, of Marathon, Florida, was a commercial fisherman at the time of the interview.

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

Narrator Pete Worthington, of Marathon, Florida, was a commercial fisher at the time of the interview.

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

"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. Narrator Bill Wickers, of Key West, FL, was a charter captain at the time of the interview.

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

Narrator Ray Van Houten, of Big Pine Key, Florida, was a "Jack of all trades" and recreational fisher who lived aboard his boat.
 

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

Narrator Jim Thomas was a scientist (amphipod specialist) at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. and a long-time resident of Ramrod Key, Florida.

Karen DeMaria Ramrod Key, FL The Nature Conservancy, The Center for Marine Conservation Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents
Ed Swift, Jr.

Narrator Ed Swift, Jr., born in Marathon, Florida and living in Key West, Florida, was a businessman and recreational fisherman.

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

 Narrator Grady Sullivan, of Big Pine Key, Florida, was a commercial fisher/diver at the time of the interview.

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

Narrator Merle Stanfill, 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 Changes in the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Based Upon Interviews with Experienced Residents