Posts Tagged ‘Florida Forever’

Audubon encouraged by $40 million for Everglades in proposed 2012 budget

In sharp contrast to the $17 million set aside for the Everglades in the 2011 budget, Scott has proposed that $40 million be directed to restoration efforts in the budget for fiscal year 2012. In addition, Florida Forever is proposed to receive $15 million, when they received nothing from the 2011 budget.

Click here to read the full article from the Sunshine State News.

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Despite budget woes, imperative that legislature support Florida Forever

Despite budget woes, it is of utmost importance that the legislature and Rick Scott understand the necessity of the Florida Forever program, and show support of it and other like causes.
Read the full opinion piece from the News Journal Online by following this link.

Call and write the Legislature- Your voice is needed to protect Florida’s natural resources

Call and write the Legislature- Your voice is needed to protect Florida’s natural resources (Sanibel Captiva Islander)

Environmental scorecard: are area’s state lawmakers protecting business over nature?

Environmental scorecard: are area’s state lawmakers protecting business over nature? (Naples News)

Newsletter for the week of Feb 23 now available!

Follow this link to read the Everglades Trust’s newsletter for the week of February 23!

Lee County state parks rank high among visitors

Lee County state parks rank high among visitors (News Press)

Updates from the Senate Committee for Environmental Preservation and Conservation now available

Check out our website by following this link to view the Senate Committee for Environmental Preservation & Conservation’s latest updates regarding Florida Forever, the oil spill response, and Everglades Restoration activities.