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Weather keeps Florida-Georgia border on fire

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The Honey Prairie Fire continues to expand as it blazes through the Okefenokee Swamp. WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson has more.

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Names drawn inside a cave in Withlacoochee State Forest reflect what officials say has been increased human activity in the caves. To protect two species of bat that depend on the forest's caves, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has designated six of them as a Critical Wildlife Area, which brings extra protections. (Photo courtesy Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)

To Protect Two Bat Species, Withlacoochee Forest To Close Caves

The six caves — all in a roughly 3-acre area — were selected because they're home to two species of bats: the Southeastern myotis and the tricolored bat.