Rainy weather conditions in North Central Florida have helped reduce the number of wildfires in the Wacasassa Forestry District. Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Ludie Bond talked with WUFT-FM’s Brianne Wigley and says a burn ban is still in place for many counties within this forestry district, regardless of the rainy conditions.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPBondConvo.mp3]
One year after Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida panhandle as a category 5 storm, many residents continue to rebuild the communities they call home. A team of WUFT journalists share a collection of stories that spotlight struggle, hope and perseverance.