WEDU Quest

203: Save Crystal River

Clip: Season 2 Episode 3 | 7m 40s

An invasive algae known as Lyngbya has begun to clog the freshwater rivers along the west coast of Florida, resulting in a massive loss of natural grasses as a vital source of food for local fish and manatees. Scientist and activist have obtained a grant from the state of Florida to begin to restore the headwaters of Crystal River known as Kings Bay.

Aired: 12/17/15

Rating: NR

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