Marion County state park officials will hold a meeting tonight to discuss the plan to save a Florida Champion Tree. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports why this tree is so special.[audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/08/Champion-Trees.mp3]
A crushed Pepsi can, damp cigarette butts, a rusted tire wheel buried deep in soggy mulch. They’re part of the debris collected after a day’s work for Current Problems, an Alachua County-based waterway cleanup organization. By the end of the year, the junk-filled bags Current Problems hauls away at cleanups will reach a milestone: 1 million pounds of total trash collected.