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Congratulations Frank Higginbotham, Winner of the Engel 65 Cooler!

December 23, 2017

Avid fisherman and South Florida resident Frank Higginbotham claims to have never won anything before this, so we were more than happy to help change his luck. As the winner of the Engel 65 high-performance cooler with custom Bullsugar.org pad,…


Alternative EAA Reservoir Concept Surfaces

December 20, 2017

The Everglades Foundation says it has an alternative EAA reservoir design it wants to share with the South Florida Water Management District. In a letter to SFWMD executive director Ernie Marks, Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg offered to share a…

Cavalry’s Coming.

December 16, 2017

Senate President Joe Negron, whose leadership on stopping the discharges and getting clean water to the Everglades has helped get us closer than we’ve ever been to a solution, stepped up this week. In a letter to SFWMD’s Ernie Marks Negron praised…

We Need Joe Negron’s Help Now

December 7, 2017

On Tuesday, the SFWMD presented 4 “alternatives” for the EAA Reservoir that have one thing in common: they won’t work. We’re not suggesting that the district staff assigned to this project are incompetent or impolite. They seem to be working…

Waterways Worth Fighting For

December 3, 2017

These are amazing places we’re fighting for.  The Caloosahatchee nourishes an estuary that supports one of the nation’s fastest growing economies. People from around the world are drawn to the water here, the beaches, the fisheries…and thousands never leave. More than…

True or False: Everglades National Park Won’t Accept Untreated Water Sent South

November 25, 2017

Officials have persistently claimed federal regulations stop Florida from sending water south. This is an outright lie. Every time the Department of the Interior’s director of Everglades restoration initiatives, Shannon Estenoz, hears that Everglades National Park doesnt want more water,…

Extensive Public Land in the EAA: Map

November 24, 2017

The public land available in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) is more than sufficient to site a reservoir big enough to cut discharges to the coasts and restore flows of clean water to the Everglades. With a cost-effective depth of…

Thank You.

November 22, 2017

For people who care about clean water, few years have given us more to be thankful for. A host of lawmakers and experts stepped up in 2017 to give Florida its best shot in a long, long time to make real…

Joe Negron’s Legacy is in Jeopardy

November 21, 2017

Ironically, even as the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie are being crushed once again by discharges, we are closer than we’ve ever been to a real solution, thanks largely to Senate President Joe Negron’s championing SB10 this year. But the devil is…

Rick Scott, SFWMD Is Sabotaging SB10

November 16, 2017

We’re running out of time. SFWMD is promoting a reservoir plan it knows won’t work, and only Rick Scott can order the district to produce a realistic design before next week’s deadline. This is the letter we’re sending to the governor: