Natural Historian, Environmental Educator
Jono Miller is the retired former Director of the New College of Florida Environmental Studies Program, his undergraduate alma mater. He is a natural historian and activist with 49 years experience in Southwest Florida. Since 1982, he has exhibited a particular interest in our state tree, the cabbage palm, which resulted in his Masters thesis: A Humble Vulgar Tree: Explorations of the Natural and Cultural History of the Cabbage Palm, Sabal Palmetto. Jono currently has a contract with the University of Florida Press to write a book based on his cabbage palm research and observations.
B.A., environmental studies, New College, Sarasota
M.L.A., Florida Studies Program, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg