Friends of the Everglades

Friends of the Everglades

Address:7800 Red Rd, Suite 215K
South Miami, FL 33143

Phone:305-669-0858
Fax:305-669-4108
Web: www.everglades.org
Established: 1969. Description:Works for the protection and restoration of Everglades National Park in Florida (see separate entry in national parks section). Monitors the implementation and enforcement of regulations designed to protect environments of Florida. Works to protect endangered species. Offers free public information services on environmental issues. Members: 4,000. Dues: $25/year ($50/year for families). Young Friends memberships are $1/year for individuals and $15/year for classrooms.
Publications: Everglades Reporter (quarterly); free to members.

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She fought for the conservation of that ecosystem for the rest of her life, establishing the Friends of the Everglades in 1969 at the age of seventy-nine.
And with Philip Kushlan of Friends of the Everglades, we get a better understanding of some of the magic of one of the world's unique ecosystems--the Florida Everglades--and why the River of Grass is so critical to the health of Florida Bay and the Keys reef system.
Douglas and the Friends of the Everglades helped block the jetport, scoring a major victory for the burgeoning environmental movement of the 1970s.
(12) For example, The Nature Conservancy, Audubon, Everglades Foundation, The Everglades Trust, Friends of the Everglades, and Everglades Coalition.
(304) For example, in Friends of the Everglades II, the Eleventh Circuit considered whether it had section 509(b)(1)(E) jurisdiction over "an administrative rule" exempting transfers of U.S.
On June 4, 2009, the Eleventh Circuit in Friends of the Everglades v.
In a related dispute, the Friends of the Everglades and Miccosukee Tribe of Indians filed separate suits against the water management district alleging that one particular structure in Broward County, the S-9 pump station along the eastern edge of the Everglades, required an NPDES permit.(34) The water management district argued that the structure did not require an NPDES permit, and that it was already operating pursuant to the Non-ECP permit.
Decades later, when Douglas was pushing 80, she struck again, founding the conservation group Friends of the Everglades in order to fight the building of a jetport in the wetlands.
Dozens of environmental groups, including NPCA, the National Audubon Society, and Friends of the Everglades are actively engaged in coming up with solutions.
The Administration's "bold plan:" says Joette Lorion, vice president of Friends of the Everglades, "could be the first step in a long process of returning the Everglades from a river of money for the sugar industry to the River of Grass it was meant to be."
Contact: Friends of the Everglades, 101 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, FL 33166/(305)888-1230.
Communities have overtaken the wetlands, says Joette Lorion, vice president of an environmental group called Friends of the Everglades. People have brought in new types of plants, such as the Australian melaleuca.

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