Posts tagged with florida

Tell your legislators: finish the job!

Posted Friday June 05, 2015 by Reef Relief

Florida’s Land & Water Legacy Action Alert: Lawmakers are back in Tallahassee...

Florida’s Land & Water Legacy Action Alert: Lawmakers are back in Tallahassee to pass the state budget. You can help make sure they fund conservation programs which will protect our...

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Fracking bill passes Florida House over fierce Democratic opposition

Posted Wednesday April 29, 2015 by Reef Relief

April 27, 2015 .http://postonpolitics.blog.palmbeachpost.com/author/jpacenti. The Florida House passed its own hydraulic oil...

April 27, 2015 .http://postonpolitics.blog.palmbeachpost.com/author/jpacenti. The Florida House passed its own hydraulic oil fracturing bill on Monday, saying it would provide a framework to regulate the burgeoning industry while Democrats fiercely...

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Sunday, April 12 Cleanup of Niles Channel Bridge

Posted Wednesday April 08, 2015 by Reef Relief

The FL Dept. of Parks & Recreation and GLEE are holding a...

The FL Dept. of Parks & Recreation and GLEE are holding a Cleanup, Sunday, April 12 from 10a – 1p at the north end of Niles Channel Bridge on Ramrod...

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Water Rally on the Steps of the Capitol

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Reef Relief

By: Capitol News Service February 18, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Water quality...

By: Capitol News Service February 18, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Water quality legislation will be at the forefront of the 2015 legislative session. Voters who made sure there would be...

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Nobody wants dirty water, says House Speaker in response to Amendment 1 rally

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Reef Relief

By Bruce Ritchie on February 19, 2015     As hundreds of...

By Bruce Ritchie on February 19, 2015     As hundreds of environmentalists gathered for a rally outside of the Capitol on Wednesday, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli fired back that...

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Environmental Groups ‘Rally In Tally’ To Talk Amendment 1 Spending

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Reef Relief

By Katie Campbell on February 18th, 2015 . WUFT News UPDATE: Amendment...

By Katie Campbell on February 18th, 2015 . WUFT News UPDATE: Amendment 1 supporters boarded their buses back home from the “Rally in Tally” around 5 p.m. after a long...

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Moral licensing; policy change

Posted Thursday February 19, 2015 by Reef Relief

February 18, 2015 Tom A water conservation campaign in Boston gave residents...

February 18, 2015 Tom A water conservation campaign in Boston gave residents weekly feedback on water use. Researchers, in comparing those water users with a control group, found that residents with...

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Please support Florida House Bill 611 Disposable Plastic Bags

Posted Wednesday February 11, 2015 by Reef Relief

Feb 9, 2015 — Today was a major step in progress towards reducing...

Feb 9, 2015 — Today was a major step in progress towards reducing plastic bags within our environment in Florida. State Representative David Richardson, Miami Beach has filed House Bill 611...

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Rally in Tally Feb. 18, 2015

Posted Friday February 06, 2015 by Reef Relief

Please don't wait to reserve your seats on the bus – we...

Please don't wait to reserve your seats on the bus – we need to make sure we have a BIG crowd at the rally if we want our demands to...

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Catch the bus and speak out to protect Florida’s water and public lands!

Posted Monday February 02, 2015 by Reef Relief

  On February 18, Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and Amendment 1 activists...

  On February 18, Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and Amendment 1 activists will join forces for a "Floridians for Clean Water & Amendment 1 Rally" on the front steps of the...

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Feb. 18 Floridians for Clean Water & Amendment 1 Rally

Posted Friday January 23, 2015 by Reef Relief

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration...

Now that thousands of people have signed the Floridians' Clean Water Declaration and millions of Florida voters said yes to Amendment 1 this past November, it's time to take our message...

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Reef Relief announces new multi-lingual reef etiquette guide

Posted Monday August 11, 2014 by Reef Relief

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Reef Relief 305-294-3100 (Key West, FL) –Monday,...

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Reef Relief 305-294-3100 (Key West, FL) –Monday, August 11, 2014 Reef Relief announces a new resource to make visits to our reefs “reef –friendly”. Coral...

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A Restored Kissimmee River in Sight

Posted Monday August 11, 2014 by Reef Relief

Audubon Florida Restore: August 2014   Also, a new fact sheet from...

Audubon Florida Restore: August 2014   Also, a new fact sheet from Audubon explains the danger of too many nutrients in the Lake Okeechobee Ecosystem. A restored section of the...

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ACTION ALERT:Tell Florida’s Biggest Power Company: We Need Solar in the Sunshine State!

Posted Monday July 21, 2014 by Reef Relief

Florida Power & Light (FPL) is the biggest power company in Florida,...

Florida Power & Light (FPL) is the biggest power company in Florida, and one of the biggest in the nation, with about 4.7 million customers – serving over half of...

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Young explorers prepare for reef trip: Day campers learn about marine ecosystem

Posted Thursday July 17, 2014 by Reef Relief

  BY LIZZ CAREAGA Citizen Staff Twenty five enthusiastic young snorkelers soaked...

  BY LIZZ CAREAGA Citizen Staff Twenty five enthusiastic young snorkelers soaked up the sun with goggles on their faces and fins on their feet. On Tuesday, day campers swam...

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EPA gives Florida edict on emissions

Posted Wednesday July 09, 2014 by Reef Relief

The federal government is proposing that Florida cut its carbon dioxide emissions...

The federal government is proposing that Florida cut its carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 38 percent by the year 2030.   Ledyard King and Maureen Groppe, June 3,...

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Manatee’s Endangered Status Up For Review; May Affect Florida Habitat, Communities

Posted Tuesday July 08, 2014 by Reef Relief

July 3, 2014 By Matthew Stolpe, WFUS The U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

July 3, 2014 By Matthew Stolpe, WFUS The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week it is reviewing the manatee’s status as an endangered species. According to ecologists and...

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COURT UPHOLDS FLORIDA’S NET BAN

Posted Tuesday July 08, 2014 by Reef Relief

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:;   For More Information: Ted Forsgren 407-702-3567 July...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:;   For More Information: Ted Forsgren 407-702-3567 July 7, 2014                          Today, Florida's First District Court of Appeal issued an opinion upholding the net ban amendment…again....

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