A disagreement over turtle harvesting on Alachua County lakes is pitting commercial turtle farmers and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comission against residents of the small communities around Orange and Lochloosa Lakes. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, the controversy is over the harvest of thousands of turtles by outsiders who have permits from the state.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPWienkeTurtledepth.mp3]
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The city of Cedar Key, in partnership with UF/IFAS, is encouraging residents to volunteer in Cedar Key's 16th annual International Coastal Cleanup Saturday.