Wetlands

Stuart Completes Wetlands Restoration Project

By Ike Crumpler August 24, 2017 Stuart Magazine Count wildlife watchers among the many residents benefiting from the City of Stuart’s persistent vision for the East Heart of Haney Creek ...

The Benefits of Small Wetlands

Update: 4/20/17 The amendment has been withdrawn by the applicant! The Comprehensive Plan Amendment to weaken protection for little wetlands is coming before the Martin County Commission on Tuesday, April 25th.  The ...

Call to Action: Urge Martin County Commissioners to Save Wetlands

On April 25, 2017, Martin County Commissioners will vote on CPA 07-17, an amendment to the Martin County Comprehensive Plan that would allow developers to pave over small urban wetlands. ...

Citizens’ Forum

SPEAK UP FOR YOUR COUNTY!   Photo courtesy of Gail Wotanowicz The Guardians of Martin County is pleased to be a sponsor of this annual, informative event. Date: April 22, 2017 Time: ...

Special Report on Wetlands

Recently a land planner requested a change in the Martin County Comp Plan, which protects small wetlands. The LPA recently voted against this public request. It now goes before Martin ...

Steep decline in wading bird nesting, SFWMD annual report shows

By Dacia L. Johnson March 8, 2017 TC Palm The South Florida Water Management District this week released its annual South Florida Wading Bird Report which showed the lowest wading bird nesting count ...

Small Wetlands, Big Protections

The Guardians of Martin County is pleased to be a sponsor in this upcoming workshop on small wetlands, and the value they serve to our community.  Please join us for ...

Martin County being asked to ease environmental protections on wetlands

By Lidia Dinkova December 23, 2016 TC Palm MARTIN COUNTY — The county has been asked to loosen its environmental protections to allow developers to build on some smaller wetlands. Land-planner Don Cuozzo has asked the ...

Rising Seas Push Too Much Salt Into The Florida Everglades

By CHRISTOPHER JOYCE of WMRA (NPR) Published May 26, 2016 The Florida Everglades is a swampy wilderness the size of Delaware. In some places along the road in southern The Florida ...