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Buchanan’s Proposal Adding Little Manatee River to National Park Service’s Wild and Scenic River...

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., announced his bill classifying the Little Manatee River as a national “scenic” river was signed into law as part of a larger legislative package. While he voted against...

Vern Buchanan’s Bill Adding Little Manatee River to National Park Service’s Wild and Scenic...

Last week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan’s, R-Fla., bill classifying the Little Manatee River as a national “scenic” river without opposition. “Designating the river as scenic would add Little Manatee River to...
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Congressmen Introduce Proposals to Have More Federal Protection for Florida Rivers

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., introduced the “Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Act” which would have the U.S. Interior Department “amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and designate segments of the Kissimmee River as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System.” U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is co-sponsoring the measure. 

Vern Buchanan Wants to Add Little Manatee River to National Park Service’s Wild and...

“Designating the river as scenic would add Little Manatee River to the National Park Service’s Wild and Scenic River System, whose primary goal is to conserve free-flowing rivers across the United States,” the congressman’s office noted.
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