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Everglades group wants state to buy more Big Sugar land

Buying more Big Sugar land is at the top of Everglades advocates’ 2015 to-do list, with taxpayers potentially facing a price tag that could hit $350 million. The Everglades Coalition is calling for the state to buy another 46,800 acres of U.S. Sugar Corp. land. The sugar cane fields and other property south of Lake…  Read the Rest»

February 5, 2015 in Education by

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Restoring the Heart of the Everglades: the Challenges and Benefits

Check out this short review of the status of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) and Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP): Restoring the Heart of the Everglades: the Challenges and Benefits National Wetlands Newsletter, Vol. 36, No. 6, Copyright © 2014 Environmental Law Institute ® Washington, DC, USA

November 17, 2014 in Education by

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A letter from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg

Dear Friend,  As you may have heard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to approve the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) last week on Earth Day, April 22nd. This is devastating news. CEPP is a critical component to restoring America’s Everglades: it is the only project that enables water to be stored, treated and then moved south to…  Read the Rest»

May 6, 2014 in Education by

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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»

February 17, 2014 in Conservation, Education, Events by

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EVERGLADES FIELD TRIP – Everglades: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Did you ever wonder why it is so important for the Federal government and the State of Florida to make good on their promises to clean up the Everglades?  Do you want to know what the $880 million of your tax dollars is supposed to do to clean up the Everglades?  Do you want to…  Read the Rest»

January 18, 2013 in Education, Events, News and Media, Take Action by

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