History Bytes: Florida Agriculture & Natural Resources
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
11:00 am - 11:45am
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A half hour illustrated talk by long time Boca Grande residents, followed by a question and answer period, with refreshments to follow. Held Wednesdays in The Loggia of the Johann Fust Community Library.
Free and Open to the Public, Donations Appreciated
Special Guest Speaker: Mallory Lykes Dimmitt
VP of Strategic Development & Business Relations for Lykes Bros. Inc.
Mallory Lykes Dimmitt, is a 7th generation Floridian whose childhood was partly spent exploring the lands and waters of central Florida. She pursued her passion for the outdoors by receiving her B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. She was also awarded a Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship at Duke University’s Nicholas School of Environment where she earned a Masters of Environmental Management.
Mallory volunteers as the President of the Board of the Florida Wildlife Corridor, a conservation communications organization that champions the public and partner support needed to permanently connect, protect and restore the Corridor.
She is now the Vice President of Strategic Development and Business Relations for Lykes Bros. Inc, a privately held company with over 100 years of experience in Ag. operations and natural resource management. Their business includes cattle, citrus, farming, forestry, land and water resources, recreational hunting, and an insurance company
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