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:
Teachers are planning for the students to be back in many ways. They are getting their rooms and materials ready; making instructional plans and schedules, based on assessment scores and student needs.
Something new this year is the theme of SHARK PRIDE that involves characteristics that we would like everyone to exhibit.
Once a year, the board of directors and general membership of the Cedar Key Aquaculture Association meet to discuss the past year’s accomplishments and plans for the upcoming year. This year, even the lure of free dessert only brought out a handful of interested members, out of a total of 52 members.
Each summer, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Marine Fisheries hosts Nature Coast Fishing for Youth (NCFY) in Cedar Key - a free fishing clinic offered to area youth. Last summer, with only six clinics, there were about 100 participants, but this summer Cedar Key boasted 11 clinics and 219 participants.