A fishing trip Sunday afternoon by an Orlando visitor hooked a 3- to 4-foot gar. However, it was cut loose because the prospects of that fish actually being in the boat did not interest the two brothers.
In a recent Conservation Corner, using nuclear power to generate electricity was shown to be both extremely dangerous and expensive. It is not the clean, safe and cheap source for electricity that it was touted to be. The only saving grace of nuclear power is that it does not have a large carbon footprint like a coal-fired electric generation plant.
Some new laws passed in Florida’s 2011 legislative session, that could have some minor impact on Cedar Key. City Attorney Holly Blumenthal presented a memo summarizing the possible changes to the commission recently. Of particular interest are: