The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., October 17, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

From crime to care A new wellness hub opened yesterday on the site of a former nightclub associated with crime issues in East Tampa. It will offer a pharmacy, family health services, and a service...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., August 14, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Dan May Island receives conservation funds Dan May Island is a 72-acre island on Florida’s west coast, north of Cedar Key, accessible only by boat or seaplane. Friday, the Department of Environmental Protection Acquisition and...

MidPoint: Malaria Found in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. What Do We Need to Know?

Mosquito-borne malaria has been found locally. What to do about it.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Tampa’s new pedestrian mobility plan After being ranked one of the most dangerous cities in the country for pedestrians and cyclists, Tampa city leaders unveiled a plan yesterday to solve the problem, but it comes...

MidPoint: SB 540 The Sprawl Bill of 2023

SB 540, is the worst environmental law of the 2023 legislative session. It will have a serious negative impact on the quality of life of Florida residents according to representatives of the 1000 Friends of...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, July 3rd, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Progressive organizations rally against hate A coalition of progressive organizations marched on Saturday in cities across the state of Florida to shine a light on some of the 200 new laws that went...

“Rare” property in rural Manatee County considered for conservation status

Listen: There’s an important undeveloped piece of land in Manatee County that might get protection. Florida’s Acquisition and Restoration Council, or ARC, met today Friday to take steps to conserve the property. As one of...
Florida springs threatened

Florida Springs Council leaders discuss recent victories and challenges protecting freshwater springs

Fresh off a significant court victory in its battle to preserve Florida's freshwater springs, leaders of the Florida Springs Council appeared on WMNF WaveMakers to discuss how the public can get involved. Florida has the highest...
development of house construction

Environmental groups rally against bill they call “death knell”

Environmental groups are calling for the governor to veto a bill that they worry will limit environmental protection in Florida
Reindeer moss

Here’s what Dunedin’s newest park – Gladys E Douglas Preserve – looks like

Photos and video of rosemary bald and reindeer moss from the new Gladys E. Douglas Preserve that opened last month in Dunedin, Florida.
Moon and trees. By Seán Kinane. March 2021.

Environmentalists object to development bills in Florida Legislature

Environmental groups are raising concerns that legislative proposals would damage land-use planning and run counter to conservation efforts.

MidPoint with Florida House Minority Leader Fentrice Driskell

Rep, Driskell joined us to discuss the parade of horrible legislation that the Florida Republican-controlled legislature is planning now that they have a super-majority. Brian Connolly, Vice President of the USF Faculty Senate also joins...

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