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On the Recent Everglades TV Ads in South Florida and what's next in the Everglades Restoration

South Floridians may have noticed advertisements on TV recently sponsored by NGOs who work on Everglades Restoration. These ads are urging state lawmakers to use Amendment 1 money to buy land that will serve as a reservoir to bring water from lake Okeechobee down to the forever-water-starved Everglades. 384 more words

Florida Ecosystem Management

the politics of Green and Everglades Restoration

the politics of Green and Everglades Restoration-

Recently I viewed another TV commercial urging Floridians to contact their Representatives and URGE them to BUY the Sugar Land..??? 92 more words

Environment

Should the state buy the U.S. Sugar land for Everglades restoration?

For all the South Florida residents who will benefit if the state buys sugar industry land south of Lake Okeechobee, frustrations mount.

That’s because this story is getting old — quickly. 476 more words

Florida

Are you confident the governor and lawmakers will do the right thing with the Amendment 1 money?

For the last few weeks, Gov. Rick Scott has been playing a new role as a nature-lover. Meeting the press in the Everglades, with a caged Florida panther nearby, he announces a $5 billion Everglades restoration plan. 336 more words

Politics

Does Gov. Scott's Everglades restoration plan go far enough?

Gov. Rick Scott sided with a majority of Floridians this week when he urged lawmakers to set aside a quarter of the money raised by Amendment 1 for Everglades restoration. 350 more words

Florida

Governor Scott's “Keep Florida Working” Budget Recommends Nearly $1.6 Billion to Protect and Preserve Florida's Natural Resources

TALLAHASSEE, January 28, 2015 – Governor Scott today recommended nearly $1.6 billion in funding dedicated to the protection and preservation of Florida’s natural and water resources. 1,315 more words

Environment