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

Bill Regulating High-Speed Trains Clears Senate Committee

A proposed bill providing regulation for high-speed trains and rail projects (SB 572) received support from a Senate Committee, despite opposition from All Aboard Florida/Brightline.

Blue-Green Algae: Was It Fed Or Dead?

While scientists agree that algae is carried from Lake O to the St. Lucie River, the debate continues over what caused it to turn into the thick bloom that resulted in so much damage.

Brightline Deaths A Glimpse Into the Future?

Although Brightline trains have not yet begun service between West Palm Beach and Miami, two deaths have already been caused by the trains.

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.