Tag Archives: environment

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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