The Guardians of Martin County is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping shape a positive future for Martin County.
Our guiding principle is “Live Responsibly, Protect Our Future.”

Take Action: Send Letter Following Brightline Deaths

Campaign asks lawmakers to take steps making Brightline upgrade its system before any more people die.

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A Must See Documentary on The Everglades

Video examines the political crisis, economic impacts and health risks from toxic algae outbreaks.

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The C-44 Reservoir: The Rest of the Story

A good project that is too small to help with the larger problem of stormwater runoff.

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The Water Sellout

Florida’s water seems free for the taking — at a cost to the rest of us.
A column by The Miami Herald’s Carl Hiassen

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EAA Reservoir paper

Our analysis shows that the EAA Reservoir is a job creator, and not, as some claim, a “job killer.”

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Latest News

Mast: Brightline Should Take Responsibility For Trains Killing People

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast on Thursday called for Brightline to shut down its passenger railroad until its "safety flaws" are fixed.

Brightline Train Kills Pedestrian Hours Before Launch

Tragically, a third death on the tracks precedes the launch of Brightline's service.

Pivotal Moment For Our Estuaries And The Everglades

The upcoming legislative session could be pivotal for many important items that could protect our waters. Eve Samples of TC Palm makes the case that buying the land south of Lake O should be a priority.

Projects We Support

EAA Reservoir paper

Our analysis shows that the EAA Reservoir is a job creator, and not, as some claim, a “job killer.”

Algae Crisis: Letter to Elected Officials

With the unprecedented crisis unfolding on the Treasure Coast, we urge you to sign an electronic letter that will be delivered to our elected officials.

The “Now or Neverglades Declaration”

We all care about our waterways. Martin County Commissioners unanimously approved the petition below to save our River. We urge you to sign it and make copies for your family and friends.