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By Brittany Bassler on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm
About 400 people watched Saturday as the ground work began in the construction of the new Austin Cary Forest Learning Center.
Alachua County has joined other state governments in declaring April “Water Conservation Month.” Journalist and author Cynthia Barnett, who specializes in water issues, said although Florida is becoming more sustainable with water resources, conservation must become a collective effort to save the state’s natural resources.
By Joe Lancos on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 2, 2013 at 8:24 pm
Alachua County had the highest recycling rate in the state in 2011 for the second straight year, a recent report says.
By Jesse Pagan on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:36 pm
As the Marion County voluntary burn ban continues, officials discuss the dangers associated with burns. The current dry and windy weather increases these risks.
By Leanna Scachetti on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:58 pm
A new addition to the business college, Heavener Hall, will undergo construction in April. But it will require the removal of 55 trees from the green space it will replace.
By Jessica Kegu on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm
Sen. Nelson spent Tuesday afternoon at Silver Springs with representatives from Marion County to bring attention to a problem that is literally growing every day. That problem is algae.
By WUFT News on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:15 pm
The University of Florida Fellows in Sustainability Prairie Project Workshop brings UF professors together to develop new courses and class material in an effort to introduce sustainability concepts into the university.
By WUFT News on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:41 pm
UF students react to allergy season.
By Taylor Nones on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 5:43 pm
Newberry High School wins $15,000 prize for first place win in the Lexus Eco Challenge. The money will be split up between the students, their school and their adviser.
By Audreyanna Loguerre and Kylie Lacusky on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 7:05 pm
The recent temperatures have made it hard for local farmers to harvest peaches and other fruit this winter. Up-and-down temperature patterns can be dangerous for peaches and blueberries.