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Getting the Water Right Presentation February 23 by Photographer Adam Nadel

Getting the Water Right

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Date: February 20, 2014
Contact: General Park Information, 305-242-7700
Contact: Media contacts only: Linda Friar,, 305-242-7714
Contact: Mary Plumb,, 305-242-7017

HOMESTEAD, FLEverglades National Park is pleased to invite the community to a presentation oSundayFebruary 23 by photographer Adam Nadel, who will discuss his project, “Getting the Water Right.”  The free event will begin at 4:00 p.m.at the Audiotheque at ArtCenter/South Florida, located at 924 Lincoln Road #201, Miami Beach, Florida 33139.

Mr. Nadel is the February Artist in Residence in the Everglades (AIRIE), and his project is a museum exhibition that documents the people and landscape of the greater Everglades watershed. Nadel has crisscrossed the Everglades to document how politics, culture, economy, and ecology have dynamically interacted, and often collided, to push the Everglades ecosystem to the edge of collapse.

Nadel explains, “The Artist in Residence in the Everglades program allowed me to document the natural splendor of the Everglades landscape, the beauty of its native species, and the invasive exotic animals and plants that threaten the ecosystem.”

For more information about Adam Nadel’s work, visit his website www.adamnadel.net

 

For more information on the AIRIE program call 305-242-7752, or visit http://www.nps.gov/ever/supportyourpark/everartistinresidence.htm

Applications for 2015 are currently being received; the deadline is June 1, 2014.

 

Support for this program comes from AIRIE, Inc.

AIRIE, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization with the mission of supporting the AIRIE program at Everglades National Park through fundraising and producing special projects. AIRIE, Inc.’s purpose is to inform, connect, and support artists, writers and musicians who wish to be ambassadors for ENP.

 

WHAT:        “Getting the Water Right,” a presentation by photographer Adam Nadel.

 

WHEN:        SundayFebruary 23, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:     Audiotheque at ArtCenter/South Florida, located at 924 Lincoln Road #201, Miami Beach, Florida 33139.

 

This and other park news releases are available at www.nps.gov/ever/parknews/newsreleases.

More information on Everglades National Park can be found on the park website at http://www.nps.gov/ever

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About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities.

Learn more at www.nps.gov. 

 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Over the course of thousands of years, the natural communities of South Florida have become well adapted to the devastating effects of seasonal hurricanes. In fact, such storms are considered an important element in the long-term health of the Everglades.