Fort Myers Beach Town Councilman Jim Atterholt wants to keep the pressure on lawmakers about water quality. Working with the town staff Atterholt is putting together a campaign calling on locals and snowbirds to take action.
The Army Corps of Engineers is making a temporary deviation to the Lake Okeechobee release schedule this week to facilitate a study by the South Florida Water Management District and U.S. Geological Survey to develop methods to indirectly measure sediment transported from the lake to the estuaries.
(By KC Schulberg) For 25 years, Calusa Waterkeeper has worked to protect our local waters. But today’s challenges are greater than ever – and we need the public’s help.