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The Mouse That Is Mightier Than The Storm

Jun 16, 2017

A Program at the Bervard Zoo helps breed Perdido Key Beach Mice.  The little critters help protect beach dunes from erosion during storms.  Their habitat is threatened by development, storms and predators such as cats.  Find out more about the program by clicking HERE.

Drew Mello talks with Judy Cruz, Chief Executive Officer with the Treasure Coast Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization on the Treasure Coast.

Their Summer Meals program, now underway, strives to ensure that children who rely on the school system for meals don’t go hungry during the summer. It’s open to any kid 18 and under at no cost.

For more information on the Treasure Coast Food Bank click here:

Mike Maden picks up the techno-thriller genre made famous by Tom Clancy with a book about Jack Ryan Jr., nearly four years after Clancy's death. Maden will be at the Vero Beach Book Center Sunday at 3:00 p.m..  For more information, click HERE.

IRSC students present A Salute To Rodgers And Hammerstein at 7:00 Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a show at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday as well.  For more information click HERE.  Check out a video at the IRSC Visual and Performing Arts Facebook page by clicking HERE.

For more information on the American flag and how it should be displayed click HERE.

Jill Roberts

Sometimes the call comes in the middle of the night.  Foster parents now have a resource to help them provide supplies for the children who sometimes come from a bad situation with only the clothes on their back.  You can find out more about the foster closet by joining its Facebook page by clicking HERE.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.  Colorado State University revised its forecast upward, now predicting 13 named storms between June 1 and November 30.  That’s near normal.   The forecast of the national Climate Prediction Center is a bit above normal -- 11 to 17 named storms, which could include up to nine hurricanes.  No way to know if any hurricanes will hit Florida.  In 2016, Hurricane Matthew came within 5 miles of the Treasure Coast, then headed to the north, where it did considerable damage.  This year there is no cause for

Drew Mello talks with Ashely Miller-Chelberg, Executive Director, of Stella Maris Environmental Research. The Melbourne Beach non-profit is focused on bringing attention and solutions to current environmental issues.

Stella Marris will be offering a series of camps this summer on Wesley’s Island in the Fort Pierce inlet.

For more information on Stella Maris Environmental Research click here:

Include Your Pets When Making Hurricane Plans

Jun 8, 2017
Jill Roberts

When making your family's hurricane plan, don't forget to include your pets.   To find out more about making a plan for your pet or to preregister your pet for shelter at the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast during a storm click HERE.  To find pet-friendly hotels near where you may evacuate click HERE.

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