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President Trump to visit Lake Okeechobee and DeSantis on Friday

Trump's Florida visit will focus on expediting the completion of the Herbert Hoover Dike rehabilitation project to improve water management. [...]

March 27, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Good water management for the nation’s Everglades?

Trump’s budget cuts Corps of Engineers by 31 percent, fails to include any money for an Everglades to reduce pollution from Lake Okeechobee. [...]

March 15, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT News: Quarterly update by the COB, Harold Brewer

Governor DeSantis has exceeded our expectations by making sweeping changes that will bolster Everglades restoration efforts [...]

March 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Florida’s party bosses have a choice: Sugar or Water

Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel Powell seems poised to emerge as a different kind of Florida Democrat, with a sugar-free approach to water management. [...]

January 30, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

What causes algal blooms, and how we can stop them

The phenomena of “algae blooms”, when the population of algae in a river rapidly grows and dies, can be devastating to local wildlife, ecosystems and people. [...]

January 29, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

DeSantis unveils major environmental reforms

Among the highlights of his order: $2.5 billion for Everglades restoration and water protections — the highest level in the state’s history. [...]

January 16, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

Two surprise resignations at South Florida Water Management District

The resignations set the stage for a new administration to reshape the state’s largest water management district. [...]

January 9, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

2018: Florida’s most environmentally devastating year

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. Stewart Udall [...]

January 3, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

New Jersey-size ‘Dead Zone’ is largest ever in Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico hypoxic or low-oxygen zone, also called a dead zone, is an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life. [...]

December 6, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

What Do We Know About Toxic Algae?

Everyone knows why these blooms occur, that they're toxic, and how to stop it from happening, but do nothing works best in Florida - ask Big Sugar. [...]

December 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide