Local http://wqcs.org en Tropical Outlook for Tuesday, July 29 http://wqcs.org/post/tropical-outlook-tuesday-july-29 <p></p><p></p><p>A tropical depression or storm is likely to form later today or tomorrow in the central Atlantic. Florida Public Radio Meteorologist Jeff Huffman is tracking the latest developments.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:05:13 +0000 Jeff Huffman 47037 at http://wqcs.org Tropical Outlook for Tuesday, July 29 Beware of poisonous toads http://wqcs.org/post/beware-poisonous-toads <p>Should we add cane toads to the list of alien creatures that have invaded the Treasure Coast?&nbsp; According to the weekly newspaper 32963, which serves that zip code, a resident of the Vero Beach barrier island noticed his 18-month-old English Setter named Major was foaming at the mouth and shaking his head.&nbsp; The owner rushed the dog to a vet, who treated Major for venom poisoning from a cane toad.&nbsp; Apparently, Major had bit a cane toad or licked it or just sniffed it.&nbsp; Cane toads are big.&nbsp; They squirt a milky venom from glands behind their ears that can be lethal to s Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Paul Janensch 46909 at http://wqcs.org Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week http://wqcs.org/post/celebrating-world-breastfeeding-week <p>Drew Mello talks with Bernadette Clark with Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County, which provides services and programs for pregnant women, new mothers and babies.</p><p>Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County will be part of the worldwide celebration of World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7.</p><p>For more information <a href="http://healthystartslc.org">click here</a> or call 772-467-20</p><p></p><p>16.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:34:40 +0000 Drew Mello 46889 at http://wqcs.org Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week WW2 Lookout http://wqcs.org/post/ww2-lookout <p>A RESIDENT REMEMBERS SERVING IN A LOOKOUT TOWER ON THE COAST DURING WORLD WAR II......SOMETIMES SHE FELL&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Janie Gould 46919 at http://wqcs.org Beautiful but deadly http://wqcs.org/post/beautiful-deadly <p>When you hear it thunder, don’t run under a tree, as Paul Janensch tells us in this Treasure Coast Essay.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:15:39 +0000 Paul Janensch 46775 at http://wqcs.org Pregnant women may need to make extra hurricane preparations. http://wqcs.org/post/pregnant-women-may-need-make-extra-hurricane-preparations <p>Dr. Karen Harris, the Program Services Committee Chair for the <a href="http://www.marchofdimes.com/florida/">Florida Chapter of the March of Dimes</a> and an OBGYN in Gainesville, talks with us about how pregnant women can prepare for hurricanes.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.marchofdimes.com/pdf/connecticut/Hurricane-Emergency_Preparedness_Tip_Sheet.pdf">&nbsp; March of Dimes Emergency Tip Sheet</a></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:25:00 +0000 Tiffany Termine 46522 at http://wqcs.org Pregnant women may need to make extra hurricane preparations. Madison Hodges, WQCS Station Manager dies http://wqcs.org/post/madison-hodges-wqcs-station-manager-dies <p><u>TALLAHASSEE, FL </u>- Madison Lee Hodges died on July 18, 2014, in Tallahassee, from cardiac arrest following lengthy treatment for a rare bone cancer.&nbsp; He was born on December 25, 1947 in Pine Bluff, AR, to the late Elsie Madison (McBurnett) and Norman L. Hodges, Sr.&nbsp; He was the grandson of the late Matthew and Janie (Byrd) McBurnett of Pine Bluff and the late Samuel and Emma (Haven) Hodges of Forrest City, AR.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:17:05 +0000 Drew Mello 46656 at http://wqcs.org Remembering Madison Hodges http://wqcs.org/post/remembering-madison-hodges <p></p><p>Madison Hodges, WQCS station manager died Friday following a long illness.</p><p>Drew Mello has this remembrance.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:47:04 +0000 Drew Mello 46652 at http://wqcs.org Remembering Madison Hodges When to drive during a storm http://wqcs.org/post/when-drive-during-storm <p>Now that hurricane season is here, floods and tropical storms are more likely. Kenrick Thomas reports on the dangers of driving your car during a flood or storm and when&nbsp;you should&nbsp;and should not drive.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:33:03 +0000 Kenrick Thomas 46660 at http://wqcs.org When to drive during a storm Go on a guided sea turtle nesting walk. http://wqcs.org/post/go-guided-sea-turtle-nesting-walk <p>It's sea turtle nesting season.&nbsp; Now is the time to go on a <a href="http://myfwc.com/education/wildlife/sea-turtle/where-to-view/">guided sea turtle nesting walk.</a></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.escmc.org/">Environmental Studies Council</a></p><p><a href="http://esc.martinschools.org/">Environmental Studies Center</a></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:25:00 +0000 Tiffany Termine 46517 at http://wqcs.org Go on a guided sea turtle nesting walk.