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... May 1933 - Canal Authority of the State of Florida was created to construct and maintain a deep-water ship canal across Florida ... July 1942 – Congress authorized construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal ... Army Corps of Engineers began construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal ...
... – 1985) was a scientist and Everglades conservationist who spearheaded efforts to preserve Florida’s wetlands ... He then began studies at the University of Florida where he graduated with a degree in biology magna cum laude ... Marjorie Carr later began a years long campaign against the Cross Florida Barge Canal and Marshall assisted her in that effort ...
... Her most significant accomplishment was the long battle to stop the construction of the Cross Florida Barge Canal, a mammoth project traversing central Florida ... She eventually founded the Florida Defenders of the Environment in 1969 ... Lawton Chiles, Florida's governor at the time of her induction into the Florida Women's Hall of fame in 1996, remarked that “few people have Marjorie's intelligence ...
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