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Business, nature collide on the Florida coast

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Crystal River is often called the “Home of the Manatee”, but just how you manage encounters with this endangered creature is at the heart of a debate pitting local dive shops against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. WUFT-FM’s Trent Kelly has more from the Nature Coast.

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