Posts Tagged ‘Wetlands’

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…

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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 since 2008. Compared to the 10-year average in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem: white ibis nesting was down 45 percent wood stork nesting was down 38…

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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 county to allow developers to build on wetlands that are a half-acre or smaller in unincorporated Martin County but within the urban-service district. The urban-service district is an area…

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