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Boca Grande Seagrass Restoration

Company called Sea & Shoreline in Florida competes a seagrass restoration project, puts out press release: Mercabo Cove is one of GICIA’s (Gasparilla Island Conservation & Improvement Association) largest projects. The site was once dominated by large buildings, concrete, and … Continue reading

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Putting the Private Sector to Work

The financing of the necessary environmental restoration is problematic. The job is o big, government can’t do it alone. There is a need to jigger the economic system so restoration becomes a profitable enterprise — something absolutely necessary to doing … Continue reading

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Restoring Sanibel Mangroves

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) runs a volunteer effort to restore mangroves on three small islands in Pine Island Sound between the islands and the Florida mainland. The program is managed by the Sanibel Sea School. According to the Ft. … Continue reading

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Taylor Run Argument Intensifies

The argument between the city of Alexandria, Virginia, and environmentalists has intensified. It’s down to competing consultants, with an important-but-not-telegenic disagreement on how to best measure phosphorous content of the Taylor Run streambed. Opponents say the city is overstating the … Continue reading

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Anchors (Far) Away

This is something I never thought of but that came up in a YouTube I saw a while back. In a video about a young woman sailing solo around the world, she talked a little about how a lot of … Continue reading

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The Largest Invasive Species on the Planet

Hippos, via cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, invade South America.

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Origins of Restoration Ecology

Great background on the history of environmental restoration from Aeon. The practice was first championed as a cutting-edge conservation strategy by professional groups such as the Society for Ecological Restoration, established in 1988. Undeniably, there was controversy in the decade … Continue reading

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Sanford and Edenville Dams Bought

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The Four Lakes Task Force has reached an agreement with Boyce Hydro to buy the remnants of two collapsed dams for $1.5 million. I don’t really understand why they had to pay to take over the liability of replacing or … Continue reading

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Klamath River

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This is one of those almost-gets-by-with-no-one-noticing things that should be big news. Oregon and California will sign a pact with two tribal nations and PacificCorp to remove 4 dams on the Klamath River. Governor Kate Brown joined California Governor Gavin … Continue reading

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Foundation for Climate Restoration

Here. The Foundation for Climate Restoration (F4CR), a registered 501(c)(3) private foundation incorporated in November 2017, raises awareness of and commitment to restoring the climate. It was originally incorporated under the name 300×2050 Climate Restoration Foundation, Inc., and the name … Continue reading

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