Paynes Prairie in danger

Hands off Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. We, the undersigned, will not allow the privatization of our public land. We stand firmly against Governor Scott's plan to encourage private business to rent our State Parks for grazing cattle or growing trees. We urge you to stand against special interests and work to preserve not privatize!

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After stormy term, Florida's environmental chief steps down

After stormy term, Florida’s environmental chief steps down

Florida’s chief environmental regulator is stepping down from his job. Jon Steverson, secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, submitted his resignation letter Friday to Gov. Rick Scott. His last… The post: «After stormy term, Florida’s environmental chief steps down» has been published 3 hours ago on the website […] Click here to view original […]

Letters to the editor for Jan. 17, 2017

Wildlife wonderland Why would up to 1,100 people a day walk three miles roundtrip in the middle of a vast marsh, sharing the La Chua Trail with alligators, wild bison and cracker horses? They do so to enjoy abundant and diverse nature and easily observed and photographed wildlife, including […] Click here to view original […]

Florida's DEP Head Quits

Florida’s DEP Head Quits

The embattled secretary of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection is reportedly stepping down. Jon Steverson resigned late Friday, effective Feb. 3, according to The Tampa Bay Times. The Times reports that Steverson made no public announcement regarding his resignation and did not respond to a request for an interview. […] Click here to view original […]

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