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Winknews.com Reporter: Stephanie Byrne Writer: Jack Lowenstein Dec 30th, 2020   Millions of federal dollars are slated for Everglades restoration in the state. In the middle of a 5,600-page spending bill, $250 million is approve for restoration that impacts Southwest Florida. Clean water advocates see it as a win-win plan, since the Everglades Agricultural Area...

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TRCP.org By: Cory Deal Dec 3rd, 2020   Much-celebrated funding began flowing to restoration projects in recent years, but has it made a difference? In this video, the co-founder and program director of Captains for Clean Water, Chris Wittman, shares what progress has been made and how far we still have to go to rehab...

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Winknews.com Reporter: Stephanie Byrne Dec 3rd, 2020   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will start reducing outflows from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries, starting Saturday, December 5. USACE will reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee gradually to allow time for the ecosystems of the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers and estuaries to...

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News-press.com Journalist: Amy Bennett Williams Dec 3rd, 2020 In Capt. Daniel Andrews’ office, things are quiet and tidy. Too quiet and tidy. Normally, with winter approaching, the river and estuary where this Fort Myers fishing-guide-turned-advocate with Captains for Clean Water makes his living would be alive with birds and fish gathering to feast on littler fish in clear, tannin-tinted water....

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Nov 30, 2020 Outsideonline.com   Threats to Fisheries Are Pushing Fishermen to Advocate   From Captains for Clean Water, Everyone in Between explores the value and wonder of Florida’s Everglades and Alaska’s Bristol Bay fisheries—as well as the threats to both—through the eyes and experience of Captain John Landry.   Click here to see the story

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 20, 2020 CONTACT: DEP Press Office: 850.245.2112; DEPNews@dep.state.fl.us HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Under the leadership of Governor DeSantis, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has prioritized the preservation of Florida’s natural landscapes, enabling native ecosystems and the species they harbor to thrive. These historic and ongoing efforts are especially evident in the restoration and protection of America’s Everglades. Together with partners at the...

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What one conservation group and the Mercury Pro Team are doing to help rescue and protect the Florida Everglades Oct. 28, 2020 MercuryMarine.com   Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series about the efforts of Capt. Benny Blanco, Captains For Clean Water and other conservationists to save the Florida Everglades. By their...