Seahorse Key is a tiny island off of the coast of Florida near Cedar Key. In addition to a U-F Marine Lab, Seahorse Key is a nesting ground for Florida’s brown pelicans. As Erica Cordell reports, for the third time this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold an open house on Seahorse Island for the public on Saturday (July 10th).[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/seahorse.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.