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Lecture by Clyde ButcherJourney to the Myakka River
April 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Clyde will be lecturing on his journey that brought him to the Myakka River at the Sarasota Opera House. All proceeds from this lecture will go to Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast to protect the natural places on our Gulf Coast. Purchase tickets click here
I have always felt that your best photographs are taken in surroundings near to your heart. When my son was killed by a drunk driver in 1986, I fled into the Big Cypress Preserve. I spent countless hours in the swamp, eventually building our home and gallery within the pristine ecosystem. Spending time in the swamp and capturing its primal beauty restored my soul. After my stroke in 2017, I knew I needed to find that peace once again. I began an exploration of my new backyard searching for the tranquility I had found in Big Cypress. This search would bring me to Myakka.