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Publix, National Audubon Society Working Together to Help Restore Western Everglades

Last week, Publix and the National Audubon Society announced the results of the first phase of their collaboration in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary of the western Everglades. To date, 200 acres of invasive willows and...

Florida GOP Congressmen Back Suzanne Bonamici’s Blue Carbon For Our Planet Act

According to Bonamici’s office, the bill “will strengthen federal research on blue carbon and take steps to protect and restore coastal blue carbon ecosystems" by creating a “national map and inventory of coastal blue carbon ecosystems and their sequestration potential, study the effects of climate change and other environmental stressors on rates of carbon sequestration, improve and expand protections for existing coastal blue carbon ecosystems, and restore degraded ecosystems.”
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Brian Mast Champions the Forage Fish Conservation Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., waded into fishing issues, calling to protect fisheries and “promote responsible management of forage fish.”

Congress Honors Nat Reed By Renaming Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

Last week, the U.S. House passed a proposal from U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., changing the name of the refuge. The Senate passed a similar bill from outgoing U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. 
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