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.”

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

DEP Seeks Unprecedented Funding

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is seeking $95 Million for projects to improve Treasure Coast waters.

Health Department Issues Water Warning

In Martin County, water at Sandsprit Park and near the Stuart Causeway both tested high for Enteric Bacteria. A Stuart mom says her son became sick after fishing at the park.

Back-Pumping Adds Insult to Injury

If the southern reservoir had been in place before Hurricane Irma, could back-pumping and harmful discharges have been prevented?

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.