You may recall the Big Dig --- the huge project that re-routed I-93 through the heart of Boston. Well, I’m going to talk about a Careful Dig -- the excavation of the Old Vero Ice Age Site near the Vero Beach Municipal Airport. Careful digging began in early January and will continue till May. Archaeologists and volunteers are looking for evidence that humans lived there at the end of the Ice Age 13-thousand years ago. Back around 1915, canal dredging at the site unearthed animal fossils and parts of human skeletons. One set of 44 bones became known world-wide as “Vero Man.” Scientists
A new study ranks Florida third in the number of residents exposed to smoke from wildfires. Take a look at the study, "Where There's Fire, There's Smoke," from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Check out local air quality ratings from the EPA here.