If you had the power to keep Roseate Spoonbills nesting in the Everglades, would you?

That is the question the Audubon of Florida is asking. Follow this link to read more about the plight of the Roseate Spoonbill, and what you can do to help the birds. (Audubon of Florida)


Why we need to save the soul of South Florida

University of Florida ecology professor Frank Mazzotti explains why the Everglades are so pivotal to the ecology and economy of South Florida, and what needs to be done to protect the River of Grass.

Click here to read the full article from the Huffington Post.

The Everglades: A Capitol crime by the Florida Legislature

The Everglades: a Capitol crime by the Florida legislature (St Petersburg Times)

South Florida gopher tortoises could get new preserve

The SFWMD is considering setting aside land near the Kissimmee River to act as a relocation site for South Florida gopher tortoises. The tortoises are currently burrowing holes in the levees of South Florida.

Read the full article from the Sun Sentinel’s Green South Florida blog here.

South Florida Fishing Report

Access to the Everglades has been restricted by the FWC due to high water levels. The closure will remain in effect until no longer necessary.

Click here to read the full article from the Sun Sentinel.

US Department of Interior on Scott’s Everglades plan

Salazar calls Scott’s Everglades cleanup plan an “encouraging step forward” and states that he is hopeful to build upon this plan in the future.
Click here to read the full story from the Audubon of Florida.

Salazar to Scott: Everglades plan doesn’t go far enough, fast enough

Ken Salazar to Rick Scott: Everglades pollution cleanup plan is a good start, but it doesn’t go far enough, fast enough. Click here to read more from the Miami Herald.