Audubon Florida http://blog.wlrn.org en Got Water? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/got-water <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The good news from last summer's rains is that South Florida's water supply is running above average. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:47:50 +0000 Tom Hudson 28960 at http://blog.wlrn.org Got Water? FPL Proposes 600 Miles Of Natural Gas Pipelines http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fpl-proposes-600-miles-natural-gas-pipelines <p>Hundreds of miles of proposed pipeline may begin pumping natural gas between Southwest Alabama and Martin County, Florida within four years if <a href="http://www.fpl.com/" target="_blank">Florida Power and Light (FPL) </a>gets the okay from state regulators.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 18896 at http://blog.wlrn.org FPL Proposes 600 Miles Of Natural Gas Pipelines Feds Do About-Face, Step In To Help Endangered Florida Grasshopper Sparrow http://blog.wlrn.org/post/feds-do-about-face-step-help-endangered-florida-grasshopper-sparrow <p>The clock is ticking for the highly-endangered Florida grasshopper sparrow, but a new project recently green-lit by a federal agency may offer some hope for avoiding extinction. Scientists believe there are roughly 200 of the tiny birds remaining in the wild. Two years ago, scientists found the lowest count of the birds in history: last year's numbers dipped even lower.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14057 at http://blog.wlrn.org Feds Do About-Face, Step In To Help Endangered Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Like Kayaking The Loxahatchee River? Public Asked To Weigh In On Future Of State Lands http://blog.wlrn.org/post/kayaking-loxahatchee-river-public-asked-weigh-future-state-lands <p>Several ecologically-significant tracts of public land in Palm Beach County will go under the microscope this month as a state agency continues its multi-region assessment of state-owned lands throughout South Florida.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 12345 at http://blog.wlrn.org Like Kayaking The Loxahatchee River? Public Asked To Weigh In On Future Of State Lands Biologists Ask: Why Won't The Feds Fund Protection Of Florida's Nearly Extinct Grasshopper Sparrow? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/biologists-ask-why-wont-feds-fund-protection-floridas-nearly-extinct-grasshopper-sparrow <p>One of Florida's endemic species, the <a href="http://ecos.fws.gov/speciesProfile/profile/speciesProfile.action?spcode=B07G" style="line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline;">Florida grasshopper sparrow</a>,<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is on the path to extinction. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9262 at http://blog.wlrn.org Biologists Ask: Why Won't The Feds Fund Protection Of Florida's Nearly Extinct Grasshopper Sparrow? What Gov. Rick Scott's $74.2 Billion Budget Would Mean For South Florida Environmental Projects http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-gov-rick-scotts-742-billion-budget-would-mean-south-florida-environmental-projects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>If Gov. Rick Scott's proposed $74.2 billion budget passes the Legislature intact, it would include $75 million for conservation land projects spearheaded by the <a href="http://floridaforevercoalition.org/">Florida Forever Coalition</a>. The 2013-2014 budget also includes $60 million for Everglades restoration and $6.5 million for restoring springs. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 09 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9106 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Gov. Rick Scott's $74.2 Billion Budget Would Mean For South Florida Environmental Projects