8 01, 2019

The South Florida Water Management District must be held accountable

The South Florida Water Management District is responsible for managing and protecting water resources of South Florida. As an agency funded partially by taxpayer dollars, it is their responsibility to operate in a manner that takes the public's interests into consideration; especially when their decisions affect the fate of [ Read more ]

The South Florida Water Management District must be held accountable
7 12, 2017

FGCU Students Create Everglades Restoration Awareness Video

Three Florida Gulf Coast University Students reached out to Captains for Clean Water wanting to get more involved in our mission to fight for healthy estuaries, and alleviate the damaging Lake Okeechobee discharges. We challenged them to create a video that tells their story- why [ Read more ]

FGCU Students Create Everglades Restoration Awareness Video
17 10, 2017

Protecting the Tarpon Legacy

Fighting to Protect our Most Valuable Resource Our team is working hard every day to expedite critical Everglades restoration projects. For the past month, Florida's East and West Coast estuaries have been under assault by unnatural, damaging discharges. We are pressuring the South Florida Water Management District to accelerate the [ Read more ]

Protecting the Tarpon Legacy
23 07, 2016

We Are Captains For Clean Water – #NowOrNeverGlades

Help us save Florida's Everglades and coastal estuaries. Sign the #NowOrNeverglades Declaration Today! Special thanks to the following: Capt. C.A. Richardson - Flats Class TV Capt.George Gozdz - Reel Time with Florida Sportsman Capt. Chris Wittman - Captains for Clean Water Capt. Scott Walker - Into the Blue Capt. Bear [ Read more ]

We Are Captains For Clean Water – #NowOrNeverGlades
21 07, 2016

#FixFlorida by Costa Sunglasses

Costa Sunglasses put together an outstanding video. Watch the video and learn! It's a beautiful piece of work. At one time, Florida was a waterman’s paradise, pristine estuaries, and healthy fish populations. Recent events have put three of Florida’s estuaries in an environmental turmoil, but these events are not new, [ Read more ]

#FixFlorida by Costa Sunglasses
4 04, 2016

Captains For Clean Water PSA – Economy

Our economy relies on healthy estuaries. We need to do more to protect them. South Florida's estuaries and economy are under assault as a result of decades of deliberate mismanagement of our water resource. We are here to organize and educate the public on these issues. We have solutions to this [ Read more ]

Captains For Clean Water PSA – Economy
4 04, 2016

Captains For Clean Water PSA – Environment

The Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie estuaries are threatened by nutrient and sediment-laden freshwater discharges from Lake Okeechobee. Florida’s hydrology has been altered significantly over the last century, starting with the channelization of the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers and their connection by way of manmade canals to Lake Okeechobee. The [ Read more ]

Captains For Clean Water PSA – Environment