FYI, Mr. Reed was last year's recipient of the Distinguished Leader in Fish and Wildlife Conservation and on the following web page a more detailed biographical sketch can be found along with some photographs from his award presentation.  Karl

Karl E. Havens, Director
Florida Sea Grant College Program
Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
University of Florida
Telephone: (352) 392-5870
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The Spring 2009 Samuel Proctor Florida History Lecture Series begins Jan.  21 with a presentation by environmental activist and public servant Nathaniel Reed. Reed will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday  in the Pugh Hall Ocora with a talk titled "Water and Land Management in Florida: Old Challenges in the New Economy."

Reed, who received his bachelor's degree from Trinity College in Connecticut, is currently vice chairman of the Everglades Foundation and Chairman of the Commission on Florida's Environmental Future. He also served as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks in the Nixon and Ford administrations and served as adviser to seven Florida governors on environmental issues.

Michael Bowen, PhD
Assistant Director -- Bob Graham Center for Public Service
University Of Florida
PO Box 112030
Gainesville, FL 32611

Visiting Lecturer
Department of History