5=Q&A USF's Hennig, 'Tampa Bay Water Story' make a splash

USF's Hennig, 'Tampa Bay Water Story' make a splash

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
November 9, 2016 09:12 pm

Katy Hennig has always been close to the water. She moved to Sarasota from Long Island, New York at age 10. She attended the University of Tampa with a swimming scholarship. And this weekend her film, “Tampa Bay Water Story,” is ready for a splash at the Blue Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit in St. Petersburg. MORE »

GOVERNMENT Polls show baby boomers putting charge into Amendment 2 drive

Polls show baby boomers putting charge into Amendment 2 drive

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
October 23, 2016 7:54 am

In September 2014, Luigi Costello of Sarasota was a United for Care volunteer, pacing a sidewalk on busy Manatee Avenue in Bradenton, holding big signs in each hand. At the time Costello was not typical of the block of voters who were coveted for Amendment 2. He is now. MORE-»
MOTION Pine rocklands builders could bug out after recent federal protections

Pine rocklands builders could bug out after recent federal protections

THE DAILY FRAY
October 21, 2016 12:02 pm

For some of Florida’s most reclusive residents, early October was a wild relief. Consider the Miami tiger beetle, “actually a beautiful little bug," according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Miami tiger beetle minds its own business in South Florida’s weakening pine rocklands and now developers will be expected to mind theirs, too, the FWS says. MORE-»
GOVERNMENT Leaked tape: Solar chicanery guiding strategy for big utilities, Amendment 1

Leaked tape: Solar chicanery guiding strategy for big utilities, Amendment 1

THE DAILY FRAY
October 19, 2016 5:46 pm

Amendment 1, misdeeds, and audiotape emerged in an in-depth report in the Miami Herald that claims Florida electric companies collaborated — flexing more than $21 million in "political jiu-jitsu" — to deceive voters regarding a hotly contested utility-funded solar power initiative. MORE-»
SOLAR Cautionary poll: Florida's voters 'lack knowledge' on fallout from Amendment 1

Cautionary poll: Florida's voters 'lack knowledge' on fallout from Amendment 1

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
October 4, 2016 7:33 pm

UPDATED | Florida residents expected to vote on a constitutional amendment Nov. 8 that potentially shifts solar energy policy into the hands of large utility companies appear widely misled regarding the ballot, according to the director of a poll that shows strong support for Amendment 1. MORE-»

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» "Tampa Bay Water Story" by Katy Hennig of the University of South Florida offers a 12-minute look into a collaborative effort to monitor, maintain and care for Tampa Bay. The film will be honored at the upcoming Blue Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit in St. Petersburg Nov. 9-13.


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