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Don’t let public beaches become private enclaves

Jay Liles is the policy consultant for the Florida Wildlife Federation.

February 2018

Manley's Column - Beware of Trump-Scott scheme to kill Florida’s wetlands

President Donald Trump and Gov. Rick Scott have been working on a play to make it easier and faster for developers to wipe out our natural wetlands. Seizing on a political opportunity, the state is moving swiftly to take over a longstanding federal program that protects wetlands under the Clean Water Act, something that only two other states have ever done.

February 2018

The Endangered Apalachicola – A National River Conference

This conference will bring renewed attention to the ecological, cultural and economic importance of the Apalachicola River, Floodplain and Bay and strengthen efforts to ensure the sustainability of this resource for current and future generations.

December 2017

Goliath grouper, menhaden to be discussed at fishery meetings next week

Goliath grouper, menhaden to be discussed at fishery meetings next week

October 2017

'Most important fish in the sea' to be discussed Oct. 10

'Most important fish in the sea' to be discussed Oct. 10

October 2017

Redfish suffer deformities, heart problems from oil - even tiny amounts

Even in trace amounts, oil can warp the spines, disfigure the faces and weaken the hearts of redfish larvae. That makes it difficult for young fish to swim, eat and grow into the 40-pounders that excite anglers.

October 2017

Lake Okeechobee Nears Highest Water Level in 10 Years

Lake Okeechobee pollution threatens water quality on both coasts of Florida

October 2017

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