Is your backyard citrus tree failing? The U.S. Department of Agriculture has developed a new iPhone app that can that can probably help you identify the culprit. Rebecca Blue is the USDA’s undersecretary for marketing and regulatory programs which developed the free “Save Our Citrus” app.
The National Harmful Algal Bloom Committee has elected Barbara Kirkpatrick, a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, as co-chair.
Kirkpatrick, a leading researcher on the effects of red tide on the human respiratory system, will chair the committee alongside Raphael Kudela, a professor of ocean sciences at UC Santa Cruz.
After a record 17-foot Burmese python carrying 87 eggs was caught in Everglades National Park Monday the Nature Conservancy reminds residents and visitors it has a 24-hour response team in ten counties including Collier, Hendry and Glades.
There are four contested circuit judge seats on the ballot on August 14. All voters in the five-county judicial circuit can vote for each race, no matter where the judge is located. The races are non-partisan. The Naples Daily News explains.
Listen to the candidates from a recent Florida Bar forum held in Fort Myers moderated by former Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp: