Through film and photographs, take a magical journey into the living
waters of Florida's aquatic preserves. Airing statewide on public
television, the documentary Living Waters: Aquatic Preserves of
Florida showcases a dozen of the State's 41 aquatic preserves,
highlighting their natural and cultural significance.
"Florida is known throughout the world for its lush, watery landscapes. Living Waters: Aquatic
Preserves of Florida emphasizes the more than five million acres of diverse water landscape
and coastal areas that are critical to Florida's future," said Florida Department of Environmental
Protection Secretary Michael W. Sole. "This award-winning film and exhibit encourage us to be
better environmental citizens and gives viewers an intimate look at the unique aquatic preserves
Produced and directed by the Live Oak Production Group's Elam Stoltzfus,
the documentary is hosted by renowned Florida artist Clyde Butcher and
features original music by Floridian Sammy Tedder.
The Department of Environmental Protection, National Oceanographic and
Atmospheric Administration, The Ocean Conservancy and The Gulf of Mexico
Foundation supported the film's production.