It was no rest for the weary this weekend as the Division of Forestry continued to fight wildfires around the state—including some large blazes in north Florida. WUFT-FM’s Forrest Smith talked with Wildfire Mitigation specialist Ludie Bond about the fire control effort and the situation involving some of the worst.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPFORRESTandLUDIEBOND.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.