WFSU Home1600 Red Barber Plaza, Tallahassee, FL 32310  ⋅  p: (850) 487-3170  ⋅  e:  ⋅  Contact Us

February 13, 2013

EcoAdventures - Expedition Florida 500 Paddles to Highlight History and Conservation

Please install Adobe Flash Player Plugin.

Produced by: Rob Diaz de Villegas
Original Air Date: February 13, 2013

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has become immensely popular over the last few years. That's what made it the ideal vehicle for Justin Riney to use as he raises awareness of conservation issues and celebrates the ecological diversity of our state. The name of his project is Expedition Florida 500, in commemoration of 500 years of European settlement in Florida. Another project of Justin's Mother Earth is the Ocean Hour cleanup. Justin showed that even when it's not obvious, coastlines have a way of hiding trash.

The video was shot entirely on the Saint Marks National Wildlife Refuge.

MORE: WFSU In the Grass, On the Reef

View More Videos

Related Videos
  • Exploring the Small Farms of Florida's Red Hills

    October 15, 2014 ⋅ Tennessee Fainting Goats and Red Zinger Tea! There...
  • Scalloping Saint Joseph Bay

    August 20, 2014 ⋅ We snorkel and snuba for scallops in the clear wat...
  • Wewahitchka: Dead Lakes Kayaking and Tupelo Adventure

    May 28, 2014 ⋅ I have been wanting to do a video on the Dead Lake...
  • Liberty County's Carnivorous Plants are Colorful and Deadly

    May 7, 2014 ⋅ Wildlife watching is big business in Florida. In a...
  • Water Sport and the Value of Land in the Red Hills

    April 23, 2014 ⋅ The name Red Hills is perhaps underused by those o...