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Film on Powel Crosley, Jr. at Agricultural Museum

Jun 02, 16 Film on Powel Crosley, Jr. at Agricultural Museum

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By: Diane Ingram, 721-2034 Manatee County Agricultural Museum, Inc. The film “Powel Crosley, Jr. & the 20th Century” will be shown June, July, and August on Wednesdays and the 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 1 pm at the Manatee County Agricultural Museum, 1015 6th St. West, Palmetto. The Museum is located within the Palmetto...

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UF/IFAS study: Citizen scientists can help protect endangered species

Jun 01, 16 UF/IFAS study: Citizen scientists can help protect endangered species

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By: Brad Buck, 352-294-3303, bradbuck@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lay people can help scientists conserve the protected Florida fox squirrel and endangered species just by collecting data, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study shows. So-called citizen scientists did a commendable job...

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Great catches of Redfish

Jun 01, 16 Great catches of Redfish

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by: Jason Prieto • captjasonp@gmail.com We are getting some consistent warmer weather and the results have been great catches of Redfish on the flats. As we edge closer to summer the winds are light and higher tides seem to fall during the day and this mixed with a great spring mullet run is the result of great Red fishing in the...

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UF/IFAS study: Wood toxin could harm zoo animals

Jun 01, 16 UF/IFAS study: Wood toxin could harm zoo animals

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By: Brad Buck, 352-294-3303, bradbuck@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When those cute animals gnaw on wood enclosures at a zoo, they may be risking their health by ingesting toxic levels of arsenic, so zoo managers need to pay attention to the potential risk of the wood on zoo animals, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and...

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