State and National News


Grass-Growing Project Benefits Entire County

THE ISSUE: Kings Bay eelgrass pilot project completion. OUR OPINION: This is just the first phase — cleaning up our bay is … Read More


Watch the Grass Grow

The pilot project designed to be a template for how to clean and restore King’s Bay has wrapped up, and … Read More


Alaskan Governor Expresses Concern About Misapplication of Endangered Species Act

The Governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell, spoke out on the issue of federal government regulatory control of state lands and … Read More


Manatees may lose endangered status


Original Article By David Fleshler, Sun Sentinel / 6:17 p.m. EDT, July 1, 2014   The manatee’s 47-year-run as an endangered species may … Read More


Manatee healthy no matter the classification

July 10, 2014|By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board, By Sun Sentinel Editorial Board Original Article HERE. The bad news about Florida’s favorite … Read More


Wood stork off endangered list after recovery in U.S. Southeast.


After 30 years of conservation efforts, it was announced last week that the wood stork will be reclassified from endangered … Read More


Could This Happen Here? The confusion at Indian River Lagoon


What ignited the “superbloom” and brown algae that killed 60 percent of Indian River Lagoon seagrass? Read more here…


Springs Trivia: Fact or Myth

How much do you know about our springs? Test your knowledge to determine what kind of springs expert you are … Read More


Harvesting Helps Kings Bay

Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 6:16 pm I am one of the people who obtained an FWC plant removal permit … Read More