Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers
All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use. Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee and Santa Fe Rivers meet and works as a tour guide with his Adventure Outpost business. He talked with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend.
This entry was posted in Environment
and tagged Adventure Outpost
, Donna Green-Townsend
, Ichetucknee River
, Lars Anderson
, North Central Florida
, Santa Fe River
, Tropical Storm Debby
, water hazards
. Bookmark the permalink
More Stories in Environment
From March 16-29, a large portion of McLemore Road on Gores Landing WMA is closed due to recent rainfall and flooding conditions. Unfortunately for hunters, the closure of the road in this typical turkey habitat overlaps with the spring turkey hunting season, from March 21-29.
In efforts to promote a healthy forest ecosystem, burners at the Welaka State Forest and Etoniah Creek State Forest have been busy creating prescribed burns. The planned fires help to reduce potential fuel for unplanned forest fires and cycle nutrients back into the forest.
Florida wildlife officials have boosted their efforts against Burmese pythons by inviting the public to join the fight, but some researchers and breeders disagree on the severity of the python problem.
University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences was awarded about $13.4 million to help fund four research projects aimed at finding a solution to citrus greening.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission hosts the first statewide nonnative fish catch. The contest was created to raise awareness and help reduce the growing population of invasive fish species in Florida’s waters.