On Sunday people across the country celebrated the 42nd annual Earth Day in a variety of ways. And in Gainesville, people got engaged by hosting a weekend of informative activities. Florida s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Eileen Cofre reports that many of those were at the Florida museum of Natural History.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/EARTHDAYCOFREWRAP.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.