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Oct 24

From the Tampa Bay Times – “Under Scott, Department of Environmental Protection undergoes drastic change”

In January, Gov. Rick Scott stood in front of a room full of Department of Environmental Protection employees and praised their hard work. One accomplishment Scott singled out: making it easier than ever to obtain a permit for filling in wetlands, pumping water out of the aquifer or pouring pollutants into the water and air.…  Read the Rest»

Filed Under: News and Media.

Apr 11

Friends of the Everglades annual meeting announcement

Filed Under: Events, News and Media.

Feb 17

2014 Friends of the Everglades bus tour

  Friends of the Everglades (everglades.org) is offering a day long Everglades adventure on Saturday, March 8th (cost, $50 per person for a guided tour of what experts call the most comprehensive ecosystem restoration project in the world).   The Friends of the Everglades trip, by comfortable tour bus, will take a route from Miami towards Lake…  Read the Rest»

Filed Under: Conservation, Education, Events.

Dec 16

Friends of the Everglades 2013 End-of-Year Newsletter

Dear Friend, Friends of the Everglades is a grass-roots organization in Miami, founded in 1969 by Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Marjory was a fierce advocate for “doing the right thing” for the Everglades, and she knew perfectly well that powerful, wealthy polluters like Big Sugar were determined to extract every ounce of leverage from their prerogatives.…  Read the Rest»

Filed Under: News and Media.

Sep 19

Clay Shaw, Big Sugar and the Everglades

Clay Shaw, Big Sugar and the Everglades by ALAN FARAGO   In obituaries, Florida Congressman Clay Shaw has been roundly praised as a moderate Republican and champion of the Everglades. A little too roundly. Shaw served 26 years in Congress, at a time when the GOP perfected polarization tactics as well as any southern Democrat. It is…  Read the Rest»

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