Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.22.18

Signs distributed by TU Alaska are popping up all around the Last frontier. Photo via tu.org
This November, Alaskans will vote on Ballot Measure 1, Salmon Habitat Protections and Permits Initiative. According to Stand for Salmon, the organization behind the initiative, "The ballot . . .
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Action Alert: Urge Congress to Authorize the Everglades Reservoir!

Yesterday, the Everglades Foundation released a letter it sent to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging him to schedule a vote on the Everglades Reservoir when the Senate . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 07.18.18

Toxic cyanobacteria is being discharged from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers. Photo via captainsforcleanwater.org
The rolling disaster that we've been chronicling in South Florida continues unabated, as huge and disgusting algae blooms continue to choke inland waterways and red tides and fish kills plague . . .
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Podcast: Now or Neverglades, a Project Update with Eric Eikenberg

These vital waters need our help. Photo courtesy The Everglades Foundation
In this week’s podcast, my guest is Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation and our major partner in this important conservation effort. For the past few years, Orvis has taken a . . .
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Action Alert: Urge the Government to Get Moving in the Fight for South Florida

The Everglades Reservoir needs to be included in the Water Bill, and Florida can't afford to wait another two years! With toxic blue-green algae once again choking Florida’s waterways, the . . .
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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 06.13.18

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In Montana, nearly 10,000 miles of stream are acidic or laced with heavy metals such as lead, mercury and arsenic. This perpetual pollution – nasty stuff that literally lasts forever – from . . .
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Youth, Passion, and Collaboration in the Fight to Preserve the Rivers of Southwestern Montana

Wade Fellin grew up on the Big Hole, and his passion for conservation comes from his father. Photo courtesy Wade Fellin
River conservation groups across the country work tirelessly to protect and restore our favorite streams. Many of the founders of these groups are ready to pass the baton to the next . . .
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Damaging Freshwater Releases Again Threaten South Florida’s Coasts

[youtube 340pVYstYYE 640 360] Throughout 2016, coastal South Florida suffered through horrific blooms of blue-green algae and other water-quality nightmares. Organizations such as the Everglades Foundation and Bullsugar . . .
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