Benny showing Hannah something in the water while in a boat.

Follow the Water

Captain Benny Blanco, Hannah Perkins, and Simon Perkins will discuss their journey deep into the Florida backcountry to witness firsthand the industrialized agricultural practices and water diversion issues harming the Everglades. Their topics will include conservation activism, Everglades wildlife, and how we all can help make a difference.

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Simon Perkins

Simon Perkins is the president of Orvis and the third generation of the Perkins family to lead the company. He is a former fly-fishing and wingshooting guide, devoted father and husband, passionate angler and hunter, and, like his cousin Hannah, a lifelong conservationist.

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Captain Benny Blanco

Capt. Benny Blanco is a fishing guide, the host of Guiding Flow TV, an Orvis and Captains For Clean Water ambassador, and a fierce advocate for Everglades restoration.

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Hannah Perkins

Hannah Perkins is on the Women's Product Development team at Orvis. She is a third-generation family owner of the company and has a lifelong passion for the outdoors and conservation.

Follow the Water

Journey with us as we explore the Florida Everglades and the incredible efforts to save it.

Let’s Go
Four people test soil in the Everglades watershed