Everglades

The Clean Water Act Under Siege

Before the Clean Water Act, our nation’s waters were in trouble. The average loss of wetlands in the United States was nearly half a million acres annually. Lake Erie was …

How Delayed Restoration of America’s Everglades Threatens Florida Bay’s Wildlife

The flat, crystal clear water between the southern tip of Florida and the Florida Keys is called Florida Bay, where fresh water from America’s Everglades mingles with the salty Gulf …

Sea Turtles and the Everglades

Many people think of the Everglades as a unique freshwater wetland—it is! But the shorelines associated with the Everglades also provide important habitat for five of the seven sea turtle …

5 Unusual Species Found In and Around the Everglades

The Everglades once covered much of Florida from Orlando to Miami, but only about half of this unique subtropical wetland system remains today. Despite the losses, the Everglades is still …

Five Wetland Species Jeopardized by Clean Water Act Rollback

Wins for Wildlife in Water Bill

Toxic Green Slime & Dead Fish as Far as the…

Everglades Restoration Will Help End Florida’s Wildlife Crisis

Yet another bout of toxic green slime, mixed with the worst red tide Florida has seen in over a decade, has created a perfect storm for Florida’s wildlife and residents …

As Florida Algae Crisis Hits Wildlife, NWF Works to Strengthen Water Protections

Florida’s coastal communities and wildlife are getting hammered this summer by a double whammy of red tide and blue-green algae. Natural factors and manmade problems are combining like a hurricane …

Florida’s Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Saved

This time last year, Florida nearly became the first state to lose a National Wildlife Refuge. We asked for your help to defend the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife …

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