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The Cross Florida Barge Canal


For more than 100 years, there were plans to cut a canal through the middle of the Florida Peninsula. It would have allowed a huge shipping lane from the Gulf to the Atlantic Ocean. But despite a dozen starts and stops, it was never completed. In this episode, we talk about the canal, its demise, its remnants and the important conservation effort that ended it. Then we chat with Lance Thompson for the quick quiz!