Poor Water Management

These Problems are Not New

More and more we are seeing statements that attribute the current crisis on the unusually heavy rains from El Nino. To this we say BS. The discharges from Lake Okeechobee have …

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The Science: Freshwater and Snook

It’s pretty amazing how much science is out there about the impacts of changing freshwater flow to estuaries. We’re constantly on the lookout for new information, and in a recent search …

Take Back our Water

The Science: Freshwater Flow

This post is the first of many that will outline the science that helps to explain why our coastal habitats and fisheries are in such dire straights. Let’s begin with …

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Solutions That Work

The Solutions We have to reduce the amount of nutrients entering from the lagoon – from all sources. – Fertilize lawns less. Better yet, don͛t fertilize at all. – Apply …

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A New Inlet?

The problem with a new inlet that some think will fix the Indian River Lagoon’s problems is that it won’t work. Here are just 2 reasons why: 1 – There …

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IRL Crisis

Here is the state of the Indian River Lagoon. The algae is running rampant throughout the lagoon system. This doesn’t just effect the wild life that lives in the water but …