April 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM and 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Included with admission

With support from a SPC Foundation Innovation Grant


Please visit our Facebook AQUIFERious: Florida’s Springs Panel Discussion Event to share the event and to let us know if you plan to attend. – Thank you!



Margaret Ross Tolbert (Florida artist, curator, author)

Jill Heinerth (Canadian cave diver, underwater explorer, writer, photographer and film-maker)

Mark Long (Cave Diver, Photographer)

Eric Hutcheson (Cave Diver, Underwater Cartographer)

Craig Pittman (Author and Tampa Bay Times Environmental Journalist)

Tom Morris (Biologist, Cave Diver)

Moderator: Jennifer Fernandes, Associate Professor of Biology, SPC Tarpon Springs


Renowned artists, scientists, writers, cave divers and cartographers will share their experiences, scientific findings and raise awareness of Florida’s aquifer springs and waterways by fostering discussion on critical environmental issues throughout the state.