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News: There’s a new Banana Republic. It’s called Tallahassee

The ability to provide flood control and water supply without impairing the ecology of Lake Okeechobee and damaging the Caloosahatchee, St. Lucie, as well as other estuaries is essentially hopeless without moving treated water south through the Everglades. [...]

May 5, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Florida pledges billions for Everglades restoration

Florida unveiled a plan for environmental spending, announcing more than $5 billion for the Everglades over the next 20 years. [...]

January 28, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Cleanup Lake Okeechobee. Hasn’t this song been sung before?

Lake Okeechobee is now so polluted that it can't be legally discharged to any lands. The main goal is to reduce total phosphorus entering the lake by 33 percent by 2025. [...]

January 22, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Conservation easements set for new National Wildlife Refuge

The goal of the US Fish and Wildlife Service is to acquire over 150,000 acres of land south of Orlando along the Kissimmee River [...]

January 28, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Lake “O” swells to near disaster level

Decades of pollution and waste that have gathered in Okeechobee could soon flood the surrounding region... [...]

September 17, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: It’s Big Sugar, stupid!

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public meeting before roughly 60 attendees [...]

August 22, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Rally in South FL points to pollution by corruption

Dumping of highly toxic waste water into the St. Lucie River from Lake O gathered 6,500 or so concerned citizens in Stuart, Florida last Saturday. [...]

August 7, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

The Skipper Blog: Are they ever going to get it right?

While any talk about menhaden and mullet could put a classroom of grown up tree huggers to sleep in three minutes. [...]

November 6, 2012 Blogs, Conservation, RECENT, Spot, The Skipper