On Tuesday we took you to Peacock Springs State Park near Live Oak for the renaming ceremony in honor of legendary underwater cinematographer Wes Skiles. Skiles is internationally recognized for his work mapping out the caverns associated with Florida’s numerous springs. Skiles passed away this summer while diving during a photo shoot for National Geographic near West Palm Beach. Today we take a look at Wes’ legacy and the impact he had on those around him.
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.