As the temperatures in Florida continue to plunge, hundreds of manatees are flocking to the warm waters of Crystal River. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with Research Biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Bob Bonde about the current status of the endangered sea cow.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPManateeQABondedgt.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.