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By Kim Ortiz on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:49 am
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, along with the University of Florida’s Center for Forensic Medicine, held a workshop Wednesday to locate graves of animals who had been subject to potential abuse.
By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
By Alexa Davies on August 16th, 2013 | Last updated: August 16, 2013 at 11:55 am
Jeri Baldwin’s search ended when she found the 80 acres where Crones’ Cradle Conserve now sits in Citra. Then, some nearby timberland was put up for sale because the new equipment the timber company used did not pay for itself on a piece of land smaller than 400 acres.
By WUFT News on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm
Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.
By Jane Schwed on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 10:53 am
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection purchased about 600 acres of land to protect Florida springs, but Florida Springs Institute Director Bob Knight said there is more to be done.
By Emily Miller on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:16 pm
Individuals can donate “anything with a cord” to the recycling charity event. All of the funds raised will benefit the Arnette House Inc., a charitable nonprofit that helps at-risk youth and their families.
By Jessica Alpern on April 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:31 am
The Peck Sink restoration project to keep stormwater from reaching Hernando County’s drinking water is in its final stages. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Alpern reports, the sinkhole is rumored to have been a popular swimming destination in the past, [...]
By Jessica Alpern on March 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:09 pm
A controversial process to round up and control the growth of a Paynes Prarie bison herd is nearing its end nearly a month since it began. Male adults and calves are being castrated to manage the size of the herd and prevent incidents with aggressive bison. [...]