FEMA Director Fugate says lessons were learned from Katrina
Tropical Storm Isaac continues its northwestern movement toward the state of Louisiana. University of Florida Meteorologist Jeff Huffman had the chance to talk with the Director of FEMA today, Craig Fugate, about the safeguards put in place to try and prevent the damage that occured with Hurricane Katrina several years ago.
University of Florida scientists are hoping they have a second chance to save a rare Florida Keys butterfly.
Two feet of soil needs to be removed from the neighborhood near Gainesville’s Koppers Superfund site. And over the course of seven hours Thursday afternoon, Mitchell Brourman presented four times to the public the step-by-step plans for doing so.
Mike Myers, 66, lives in Gainesville and founded Bearded Brothers Solutions, as well as the Repurpose Project, a nonprofit that focuses on finding new uses, especially in art projects or crafts, for old items that he says had “always just been dumped in a hole.”
From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.
A state-run contest to kill snakes brought worldwide attention to Florida’s invasive species problem. But how much closer are researchers to a solution?