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OKEECHOBEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is taking action against farmers who don’t implement best management practices (BMPs). more
The Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County recognizes World Breastfeeding Week 2021. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) occurs annually on the first... more
Now, in the middle of summer, when those afternoon or evening rains come, stormwater from lawns, driveways and roofs drains down to any... more
Scalloping season began July 1 on the Nature Coast. As people flock to the state’s west coast in search of the prized shellfish... more
University of Florida scientists have found an explanation for the occurrence of high nutrient loss in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA). more
WEST PALM BEACH – At their June 23, 2021 meeting, the Florida Blue Green Algae Task Force put the focus on treating the source of the problem rather than the symptoms. They also expressed … more
WEST PALM BEACH – “Lake Okeechobee really is the heart of the Everglades. What are we doing to take care of that beating heart of the Everglades?” asked Jennifer Reynolds, South … more
Although ponds do help water quality, research has shown that ponds aren’t as good at removing nutrients more
In the 1980s, when the dairies north of the lake were blamed for the nutrient load in the lake... more
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