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 founded the organization Friends of the Everglades and quickly grew its membership into the thousands.
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.
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Currently, one of those permits is facing a legal challenge: the NPDES permit for Stormwater Treatment Area 5, which has been challenged by the Friends of the Everglades, who allege that the
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.

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