The Orvis Conservation Blog speaks to our impassioned belief that if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must be willing to act to preserved them, an ethos we practice by committing 5% of pre-tax profits to conservation.
The plan to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee is one step closer to reality.
Graphic via the Everglades Foundation
Last month, we asked you to take action by emailing your Senators to urge them to pass S. 2800 (99-1), America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which includes provisions authorizing the Everglades Reservoir. This morning, the bill was . . . Read More
On Election Day, November 6, Montanans will have the opportunity to make a powerful statement in support of clean water by voting YES on I-186, known as the Requirements for Permits and Reclamation Plans of New Hard Rock Mines Initiative. If . . . Read More
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 . . . Read More
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 . . . Read More
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 . . . Read More