Green gators packed the Plaza of the Americas on Wednesday to learn about what UF is doing to become more sustainable and to learn about how they could participate in the “going green” movement. It was all a part of the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability’s Campus Earth Day Celebration. WUFT’s Junior Skepple was there.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/3GoGreen.mp3]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said for the first time Monday that he supports having the state acquire thousands of acres to build a reservoir system south of Lake Okeechobee to help battle toxic algal blooms.