The annual whooping crane migration is underway but the birds have been held up in North Florida for the past few days due to windy conditions. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Burgess spoke with Operation Migration lead pilot Joseph Duff about this year’s migration.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/whoopingcranes.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.