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WUCF TV’s ONE Central Florida Explores History

Posted by Jennifer Cook on

This week’s ONE Central Florida magazine show takes viewers on a reptile adventure at the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Sanford.

Learn about the different creatures the zoo is helping breed and how you can help with conservation efforts.

“It’s an animal that doesn’t look like you, animals that we find creepy, they do serve a purpose and we need them, said Stephanie Allen, PR Specialist at the Zoo. “It’s really great to see people actually be inspired.”

Then, head to DeLand and learn about what this small town has to offer. Learn about Florida’s first private college, DeLand Academy, now known as Stetson University. “There’s history in every corner of town, every building you look at,” says DeLand resident, Tommy Smith.

Next, learn about the only beer brewery in Florida that is certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Orlando Brewing. “People do not buy organic beer because is organic beer, they buy the beer because it tastes good,” says Orlando Brewing president, John Cheek.

Finally, dig in to the history of Leesburg African American Museum and learn about the struggles African Americans went through in this city.

ONE Central Florida continues Thursday, April 6 at 8:00 p.m. on WUCF TV.

You can catch up on previous episodes of ONE Central Florida on the website (http://www.wucftv.org/one).