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Marion County Land Owner And Conservationist Practices ‘Agriculture At Its Finest’

By 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.

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Gainesville restaurant sells soil back to farmers

By 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.

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Florida purchases land to protect state springs

By 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.

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In the News: Sushi restaurant opens, bridge mends Everglades, poll shows Crist ahead of Scott, Obama begins visit in Israel

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 10:44 am

Custom sushi restaurant opens in Gainesville – The How Do You Roll? sushi restaurant opened at the Stadium Club located at 1802 W. University Ave. on Wednesday. The restaurant, which features rolls from $3 to $7, lets customers create their own [...]

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Electronics recycling event in Ocala will benefit local charity

By 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.

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Sinkhole restoration promises safer drinking water

By 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, [...]

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Payne’s Prairie bison “round up” wraps up

By 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. [...]

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