Florida Everglades

House shouldn’t squander chance to help the Everglades

Lawmakers in Florida House shouldn’t squander best chance yet to help the Everglades By Miami Herald Editorial Board April 22, 2017 The Florida Senate gets it. As a result, Senate ...

No more excuses on Everglades reservoir | Editorial

By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board April 6, 2017 Sun Sentinel The Florida Legislature has compromised on a vital Everglades project without compromising the goal. By a vote of 16-2, the ...

Bob Graham: Support for environment being ignored

Former U.S. Senator & Florida Gov. Bob GrahamBy Bob Graham April 4, 2017 The Gainesville Sun The Constitutional Revision Commission recently began holding meetings to propose amendments to the Florida ...

No money for Lake Okeechobee reservoir in Florida House budget

By Isadora Rangel March 28, 2017 TC Palm TALLAHASSEE — The state House wants to cut land conservation funding and, as expected, not fund a reservoir to curb Lake Okeechobee discharges, ...

Help the Everglades, help the economy

Editorial March 18. 2017 Sun Sentinel Historic legislation to protect the Everglades and waterways throughout Florida continues to gain momentum in the Legislature. Not only should Tallahassee act this year, ...

Water managers declare Everglades nearly clean; the people who live there say not yet

By Jenny Staletovitch March 3, 2017 Miami Herald For much of the last year, the South Florida Water Management District has circulated a set of maps plotting water quality that ...

Everglades Foundation: Restoration project would have $20 billion impact

By Susan Salisbury February 28, 2017 Palm Beach Post As the controversy over a proposal to purchase land for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee continues, Tuesday the Everglades Foundation ...

Column: A Mistake by the lake — and how we now have a second chance for our water

By Dan Burkhardt February 14, 2017 Tampa Bay Times] Think of it this way. Seventy-five years ago, your neighbor had three chickens. Over the years one thing led to another, ...

Coastal Everglades, deprived of fresh water, near unhealthy ‘tipping point’

By Jenny Staletovitch February 13, 2017 Miami Herald SHARK RIVER At the bottom of the Everglades along the mouth of the Shark River, a towering mangrove forest stands in a ...