Florida Tech’s Radio Station WFIT Launches Weekly ‘Lagoon Minute’ Program
By Space Coast Daily // June 22, 2019
show designed to highlight value of unique estuary and challenges it faces
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech’s WFIT 89.5 FM and the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition have teamed up to produce “Lagoon Minute,” a weekly radio segment designed to highlight the value of the unique estuary and the challenges it faces.
Lagoon Minute will air on Thursdays at 7:48 a.m. and 5:48 p.m., during National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, respectively.
The segment can also be found HERE.
Lagoon Minute is hosted by MJ Waters, chair of the Brevard Indian River Lagoon Coalition.
The Indian River Lagoon is one of the most biologically diverse estuaries in the Northern Hemisphere. It touches five state parks, four federal wildlife refuges and a national seashore.
Estimates show that the Indian River Lagoon’s economic impact is $7.64 billion a year, but the health of the lagoon in peril.
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Scientists and engineers at Florida Tech and the university’s Indian River Lagoon Research Institute are working to both pinpoint causes of the lagoon’s problems and help find real solutions to bring the majestic natural and economic resource back to health.
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