A Big Victory To Save Martin County Wetlands!

YOU DID IT! Martin County residents spoke up for their County and saved small urban wetlands. Comprehensive Plan Amendment 17-7 which would have allowed the destruction of half-acre or smaller wetlands within the urban services district has been withdrawn by the applicant. With our videos and scientific paper, we provided first-hand observations, scientific data, and […]

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Update: 4/20/17 The amendment has been withdrawn by the applicant!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 agenda item is comprehensive plan amendment 17-07. The Martin County Local Planning Agency (LPA) voted 3 to 1 to reject the comp amendment that would […]

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.   Please urge Commissioners to vote against this amendment by attending the meeting, sending an email or calling. Email all Commissioners: comish@martin.fl.us Send an email […]

Citizens’ Forum

SPEAK UP FOR YOUR COUNTY!   The Guardians of Martin County is pleased to be a sponsor of this annual, informative event. Date: April 22, 2017 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm Location: Wolf Technology Center Auditorium Indian River State College 2400 SE Salerno Rd, Stuart, FL  Public invited;  Free admission Please join us once again for an […]

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 County Commissioners on April 25th. Listen to residents and experts discuss the value of small wetlands in our latest video: Please sign the petition to […]

Guest column: Are ‘little’ wetlands worth saving? [Excerpt]

By Maggy Hurchalla February 22, 2017 TC Palm . . . Recently, the chairman of the Martin County Commission and the head of the Economic Council of Martin County joined Big Sugar in opposing Senate President Joe Negron’s plan to save our St. Lucie River estuary and the Everglades. It’s beginning to look like anti-environment sentiments are growing […]

The Little Wetland That Could

Please sign the petition to protect small urban wetlands: Sign Petition

Save Our Small Wetlands, Sign Petition

Please consider signing this petition to protect small urban wetlands in Martin County!