Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Big Sugar" Tag

These sugar barons built an $8 billion fortune with Washington’s help

"Men lie about that spoonful. Some cry about that spoonful. Some die about that spoonful. Everybody fight about a spoonful." [...]

February 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Call to Action from Sandy Moret and Now or Neverglades

Act now. The science is settled. The money is available thanks to 75% of Florida voters who, in 2014, voted for Amendment 1. [...]

January 24, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

FL Gov. Rick Scott’s picks for wildlife commission have no wildlife expertise

Running the agency now will be "a challenge, given the lack of expertise among the new Wildlife Conservation Commissioners." [...]

January 22, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

A lifetime of doing the right thing

Florida’s population is about 20 million people, but they’re controlled by less than a 1,000 people and two politically powerful families. Is it always about money and greed? [...]

January 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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