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Nitrogen pollution in Santa Fe River; Acupuncture and herbal therapies

06/11/12 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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We started today's show with Drew Bartlett with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, about algae in the Santa Fe River in North Florida. There is a growing problem with nitrogen in our aquifer that will not be easily fixed. Septic systems, fertilizer run off, storm water run-off and agriculture all contribute to the problem. Florida has some extra money to address the problem, but for now visiting your favorite spring this summer may be a little slimy.

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Herbs to Transitions

10/03/11 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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On today’s program our first guest was a local acupuncture and herbal specialist that practices in St Petersburg. Bob Linde also teaches herbalist classes and is a great speaker. Bob talked about the herbs we can grow here in central Florida, and some of the many uses. This month the American Herbalist Guild will be having their annual symposium on St Pete Beach [www.americanherbalistguild.com][1] October 21-23, and Acupuncture and Herbal Therapies will be having an Herb Day October 15th [...

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