Swampy and, Florida photographer, John Moran at the ‘Sacred Springs’ event in Ocala Tuesday night. ‘Sacred Springs’ was a gathering of experts of our Florida springs put together by a group Swampy is involved with, the Silver Springs Alliance.

Speakers included John Moran, Dr. Robert Knight, of the Springs Institute; Guy Warwick, the Felburn Foundation; Jim Stevenson, Wakulla Springs Alliance; Doug Ray, Ocala Star-Banner & Gainesville Sun; Ryan Smart, Florida Conservation Coalition; Karen Ahlers, Florida Defenders of the Environment and Whitey Markle, Suwanee-St. Johns Sierra Club & Florida troubadour.

Swampy’s Rob Smith, Jr. illustrated the speakers and the presentations each gave. Those paintings and more of what each spoke about will be posted over the week on his blog – http://robsmithjr.com/blog . Might post a few here.