In this episode of Adventure and Wildlife, hosts Sean and Brooks Paxton join Florida Sea Grant Agent, Betty Staugler who explains the vast, interconnected system of waterways along the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, and how the Peace and Myakka Rivers, Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico all play vital roles in the ecology and economy of Charlotte County. The region’s interior landscape is explored in the Conservation Spotlight Segment featuring Worden Farm. Husband and Wife team, Eva & Chris Worden share their how their passions for agriculture and education planted the seeds for a place where locally grown organic vegetables bring the community closer together. Charlotte County’s diverse habitats are alive with wildlife of all shapes and sizes, including some species that might surprise you. Lions, tigers and bears are but a few of the animals that live a peaceful existence at the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary in Punta Gorda. The Shark Brothers introduce you to some of these amazing animals cared for by Director, Lauri Caron and her staff of dedicated volunteers.