Articles in Category: 'Everglades Foundation'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 17, 2015 12:30 AM

Carrying the environmental “Send the Water South” banner, columnist Sally Swartz, who generally runs her message in The Palm Beach Post, commenced to scolding a local politician in a column this week on the all-opinion website Context Florida.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: February 28, 2015 12:01 AM

The outlook might get brighter next week for the Everglades Foundation and its allies, but for now their voice crying out to buy U.S. Sugar Corp. land is like a wolf howling in the middle of the Tundra. 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 14, 2014 3:55 AM

It gives me no joy to contradict or criticize The Stuart News, to which I happily gave 28 years of my life. But the newspaper's Sunday endorsement of Martin County Commission Chairwoman Sarah Heard begs a few choice words of dissent.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: January 28, 2013 3:55 AM
One of the oddest mysteries of last week is what happened to media coverage of the progress on Everglades restoration. Long Senate and House committee meetings Thursday were devoted to it.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 17, 2012 3:55 AM
Obama surrogates swooped into Florida Friday to drop $80 million in federal subsidies for conservation easements north of Lake Okeechobee. That’s fancy talk for paying landowners to hold water.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 8, 2011 3:55 AM

Hasn't the Florida Everglades had about all it can stand of an egocentric governor looking to build a legacy on the back of the state's greatest natural treasure?

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 3, 2012 3:55 AM
Kirk Fordham's column in the Tallahassee Democrat on Friday, "Restoration is about more than just the Everglades," is a superb example of how environmentalists in this country overreach, blow it, and end up preaching to the choir.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 11, 2010 4:03 AM

A downsized Everglades land deal is still a big deal to both sides as the South Florida Water Management District board meets this week.
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: May 5, 2010 12:42 AM

Gulf currents could spare Florida's west coast beaches but bring muck and misery to the east coast, and possibly the Everglades, scientists said Tuesday.

"If the oil stays in the loop current, it will exit the Gulf of Mexico into the Florida Strait," said Richard Dodge of Nova Southeastern University.

From there, scientists say it's only a matter of time -- a week or two -- until the oil laps onto beaches in Miami and heads north all the way to Cape Hatteras, N.C.

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