The Everglades Coalition, an alliance of 62 local, state, and national conservation organizations held their 33rd annual Everglades Coalition Conference in Stuart from January 11-14. 

Governor Rick Scott has signed Senate Bill 10, the plan to build a water storage reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. This is a step in the right direction for restoring the Everglades and stopping the harmful discharges into our local waterways. 

It looks like the project is making progress. Everything has been moving forward according to schedule, with the exception of the US Army Corps of Engineers who requested 30 additional days to begin the post-authorization report.

Florida Oceanographic Society's Board of Directors recently passed a resolution advocating for a change to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. 

The River of Grass no longer provides freshwater inflows needed to maintain healthy salinity levels in Florida Bay. Learn what can be done to ensure a healthy habitat and viable estuary for future generations. 

The FY 2015-16 State Budget Summary shows allocations for the $724.5 million of the Land Acquisition Fund (LATF). Take a look at the PDF along with various statements and updates from Mark Perry.