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Innovative Red Tide bad air forecast tool working well, but info can be hard to find | Tampa Bay Times
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 13, 2018

An experimental tool to provide forecasts for which beaches have bad air because of Red Tide seems to be working, but users are having trouble finding its important information. ... Full Article

Mote hires experienced red tide researcher for new institute | Herald Tribune
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 13, 2018

Cynthia Heil has spent decades studying harmful algal blooms and ecosystem management. ... Full Article

Fort Myers Beach proposes fertilizer ban, prevent algal blooms | WINK
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 12, 2018

The battle continues between the green grass and the harmful algal blooms. There is a push to ban fertilizer year-round on Fort Myers Beach. Nutrient runoff chemicals found in fertilizer are a known prime contributor to algal blooms. The Marine Resources Task Force in Fort Myers Beach is working on ... Full Article

FWC: Toxic red tide algae bloom finally gone from Treasure Coast | TCPalm
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 09, 2018

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission map posted Thursday night shows no red tide on the Treasure Coast.... Full Article

Florida, Georgia Water War Will Enter New Phase Next Year | WJCT
Drinking Water
Published: November 09, 2018

Florida and Georgia have until the end of January to file new arguments in the legal fight over water use impacting the Apalachicola River system.... Full Article

Bob Knight: Too polluted to drink | Ocala Star Banner
Drinking Water Environmental Restoration
Published: November 11, 2018

For too many families, North Florida’s once pristine groundwater may be unsafe to drink. One nasty pollutant is nitrate, a principal ingredient in synthetic agricultural and urban fertilizers, and in animal manure and human waste.In the past 100 years of rapid development, the ambient concentration ... Full Article

Post-hurricane tasks delay Landing project | Northwest Florida Daily News
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 11, 2018

FORT WALTON BEACH — While the city survived Hurricane Michael relatively unscathed, the storm has led to a delay in Fort Walton Landing upgrades getting underway.After receiving project permits later than anticipated and making some changes to the initial project plans, city officials were ready to ... Full Article

U.S. Army Corps Collects Public Input On How To Help Miami-Dade Reduce Sea-Level Rise Risk, Flooding | WLRN
Drainage/Stormwater
Published: November 11, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is starting a three-year, three-million-dollar study to help Miami-Dade County find ways to reduce risk from storms and... Full Article

SFWMD extends sugar lease | Fort Myers Beach Observer
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 14, 2018

As votes continue to be tallied in the intensely close Florida Senate race, Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has called for the resignation of the South Florida Water Management District's Governing Board and executive director, in a letter to Gov. Rick Scott Thursday afternoon. ... Full Article

UWF and IHMC partner to launch new robotics research doctorate program | Pensacola News Journal
Environmental Restoration
Published: November 13, 2018

UWF announced Tuesday it was partnering with IHMC to develop a doctoral program in intelligent systems and robotics, the first of its kind in Florida.... Full Article