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Simms’ Save Our Streams September focus on Everglades

Florida’s water management issues have been going on long enough. The time is now to implement real solutions to protect Florida’s estuaries. [...]

September 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Everglades restoration hiccups forward

The Army Corps of Engineers is now committed to expediting SB 10 and the building of the reservoir outlined in the "2014" restoration bill [...]

September 6, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Your taxes at work … for a select few

Over a quarter century has gone by and the State of Florida's promise to clean up pollution fouling the Everglades hasn't happened yet... [...]

August 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Seagrass die-off and how freshwater from the Everglades gets into Florida Bay

Reduced freshwater flows from the Florida Everglades and the subsequent rise in salinity led to a change in the bay’s seagrass communities. [...]

March 30, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Now or Neverglades Sportfishing Day . . .

Whether you live in Seattle, Miami, Bangor or Tucson, the Everglades is yours... it is also a fishery that needs a helping hand. Please help lend support. [...]

March 23, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

South reservoir essential to Florida Bay’s health and the Keys economy

Florida Bay now gets just one-third of the fresh water that once naturally flowed south from Lake Okeechobee through the River of Grass, past the mangrove forests and into the bay. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

U.S. Sugar says it will honor land contract — if reservoir approved

Environmental groups say the position represents a shift for the company. Eric Eikenberg of the Everglades Foundation says it’s good news. [...]

March 16, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Captains for Clean Water’s science-based solutions to save the Everglades.

Captains for Clean Water works to unite to fight for clean water and to promote long-term, science-based solutions to the South Florida water crisis. [...]

March 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Martin Commission backs Negron’s plan to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges

By a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Martin County commissioners supported state legislation to buy land south of Lake Okeechobee for a reservoir to help curtail discharges to the St. Lucie River. [...]

February 15, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: As true conservative, Gaetz should cut Big Sugar

"a federal cut Gaetz could fight for that would eliminate an obscene... theft of taxpayer money... Gaetz should abolish the federal subsidy to Big Sugar." [...]

February 13, 2017 Conservation, Opinion, RECENT, Slide