Senate Bill 2508 preserves that status quo. If Gov. DeSantis wants to follow through on his promise to address Florida’s water crisis, he must veto it. Send him a letter today.
Tell Gov. DeSantis and DEP to reject oil drilling in Big Cypress. Add your name now!
Send a letter to Commissioner Fried to support protecting communities from sugarcane burning.
Tell Gov. DeSantis and DEP Secretary Valenstein to take bold action to prevent toxic algae.
Quick-access resources to help you track existing harmful algae blooms and the risk of toxic discharges from Lake Okeechobee.
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Will the EAA Reservoir work? Experts say it won’t. We hired a wetlands expert to examine the projects effectiveness and articulated 20 concerns to the Army Corps of Engineers.
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Sign on to tell our commissioners to not extend the Urban Development Boundary into the Everglades!
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The fish swimming in our Everglades are poisoned with toxic mercury. The only way to fix this is to regulate runoff from the EAA.
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Keep up with all the latest information as Friends of the Everglades fights to ensure greater protections for residents impacted by sugarcane burning.
Friends of the Everglades advocates on behalf of one of the most climate-vulnerable ecosystems in Florida and across the globe. We are on the front lines of advocacy to address climate impacts.
Check out this trail footage of Florida panthers, including kittens, in their native habitat.
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