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The only way things will change

By Jackie, Keystone Heights, FL I'm a 5th generation Floridian and I'm sure my great-great grandfather is rolling over in his grave because of the wanton greed that has almost destroyed some of the greatest treasures on earth: our beautiful rivers, incredible lakes, and stunning springs. The last time I

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

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