October 30, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 8/20/2014

"The last thing these butterflies need is another strip mall smack in the middle of some of their most important habitat."

-- Jaclyn Lopez, a Florida attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity

A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of forest brimming with wildlife.

Read more at Reuters.

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