Audubon of Florida

Everglades Water Quality Nearly At Acceptable Levels

Dec 19, 2016
Associated Press

After more than two decades of work to restore water quality in the Florida Everglades it’s now nearing federal and state standards.

Scientists Seek Re-Evaluation of Everglades Restoration

Dec 19, 2016
National Parks Conservation Association.

A committee of scientists is recommending a re-evaluation of a $16 billion restoration of the Florida Everglades, the largest in American history.

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Scientists have been watching a large toxic algal bloom in Lake Okeechobee.

They worry the bloom could spread from the state’s largest lake through man-made canals to coastal estuaries like the Indian River Lagoon.