Conservation, Education, Events

Tell South Florida water managers to buy U.S. Sugar Corp. land while they can!

Friends, One of the biggest issues facing Everglades restoration in 2015 is the State’s decision whether or not to buy 46,800 acres of land south of Lake Okeechobee from U.S. Sugar Corp. before the option expires this October. Phosphorus and sulfur runoff from the sugar industry are polluting the Everglades, leading to ecosystem collapse and…  Read the Rest»

February 5, 2015 in Conservation, Environmental Issues, Legal Actions, News and Media, Take Action by

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Friends of the Everglades 2014 End-Of-Year Newsletter

      Dear Friends of the Everglades, This is the time of year to ask for your continued financial support of Friends of the Everglades ( Your contributions allow us to continue our twin missions: to educate school-age students in Miami-Dade and to compel government to follow its own laws protecting the Everglades. By…  Read the Rest»

December 20, 2014 in Conservation, Environmental Issues, News and Media, Take Action by

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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»

October 24, 2014 in News and Media by

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Friends of the Everglades annual meeting announcement

April 11, 2014 in Events, News and Media by

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2014 Friends of the Everglades bus tour

  Friends of the Everglades ( 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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