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I am committed to saving Florida

By Christine, Indiatlantic, FL I discovered that the beach across the street is where the sea turtles nest each spring. I have seen ospreys nesting next door in a pine tree and great blue herons hanging out next to the local fishermen. The Indian River Lagoon is an area where

Florida is a unique treasure

By Jeffrey, Titusville, FL I grew up south of Miami. I have worked as a professional Environmental Scientist-Geologist and College Professor for 43 years in the Midwest,  all the while missing my real "home" back in Florida. Now retired, I have gotten established in Titusville as a relatively safe place

Manatees Need Clean Water Advocates

Like most Floridians, I have a soft spot for manatees. Since my childhood days exploring Biscayne Bay in Miami, there’s never been a time when I didn’t jump with excitement when I spied one of these gentle giants in our waters.  Now I live in Tallahassee with my family, and

Happy Clams Need Clean Water

You've heard the expression, 'happy as a clam.' But, it turns out, Florida's clams aren't all that happy. Dr. Todd Osborne is hoping to change that. Dr. Osborne is a biogeochemist at UF's Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience. With his team, he has been working to restore clams in the