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June 5, 2015
Tell your legislators: finish the job!

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 natural treasures for our families and for future generations.But time is short. Budget negotiations are happening as I type this message. That’s why we need […]

Fracking bill passes Florida House over fierce Democratic opposition

April 27, 2015 . 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 denounced the proposed law, saying it put out the welcome mat for fracking in environmental sensitive areas such as the Big Cypress Preserve. The bill […]

April 8, 2015
Sunday, April 12 Cleanup of Niles Channel Bridge

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 Key. GLEE will set up a tent, tables, a few chairs, water cooler with iced water, snacks, grabber sticks. We will be providing garbage bags […]

February 19, 2015
Water Rally on the Steps of the Capitol

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 conservation money in place now want lawmakers to know they can’t spend it any way they want. Chanting and holding signs with demands for lawmakers, […]

February 19, 2015
Nobody wants dirty water, says House Speaker in response to Amendment 1 rally

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 nobody “wants us to have dirty water.” About 400 people attended the rally for clean water and Amendment 1, the water and land conservation funding initiative […]

February 19, 2015
Environmental Groups ‘Rally In Tally’ To Talk Amendment 1 Spending

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 day of discussions. Maryvonne Devensky, a member of the Sierra Club out of the Suwannee-St. Johns area, said the rally was a success, but the […]

February 19, 2015
Moral licensing; policy change

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 the water conservation tips reduced their water use. Yay!!! Now the not-so-good part: this group of water conservers simultaneously increased their energy use. Read more […]

February 11, 2015
Please support Florida House Bill 611 Disposable Plastic Bags

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 which bill that would allow cities with fewer than 100,000 people to create pilot programs to regulate or ban disposable plastic bags. The bill (HB […]

February 6, 2015
Rally in Tally Feb. 18, 2015

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 be heard!  

February 2, 2015
Catch the bus and speak out to protect Florida’s water and public lands!

  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 historic Old Capitol in Tallahassee. After the rally, we'll spread out over the Capitol for the unique opportunity to take our water stories directly to […]