Sun Coast

Focus on Water: Florida Ups the Ante in Everglades Restoration with $90 Million Funding Surprise

Disastrous flooding in South Florida is making the news again as water from Lake Okeechobee overflows and is released through the […]

Miami-Area Partnership Gets Urban Youth Involved in Protecting Parks

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of watching young students from urban Miami eager and excited to get involved […]

Students spend the day fishing near Everglades National Park

Miami Students Celebrate the First Annual Everglades Day with Fishing and Fun

Known for its nightlife, delicious food, and incredible beaches, Miami-Dade County is home to more than 2.5 million people. One […]

Divers secure moorings to help protect marine resources from damaging anchors.

A Boaters’ Paradise That Preserves Coral Reefs

Creating an Anchorless Park

Imagine boating to paradise and then—without meaning to—causing it harm. Thanks to more than a decade of work in the […]

Volunteers clean oiled birds after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

“How Did They Let This Happen?”

Reflections on the Deepwater Horizon Disaster Three Years Later

Many of us remember the images from the tragic Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that left 11 people dead. The […]