In light of Earth Day on Friday, three local schools will get rain gardens from the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department. The rain gardens are used to help protect water quality. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lysette Portales spoke with Alachua County Environmental Protection Department Natural Resources Program Manager Steven Hofstetter about the importance of preserving water.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/EarthDayQA.mp3]
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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.