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OUR MISSION

Help Florida Heal is a nonpartisan group of Florida citizens demanding that our politicians take action to help Florida heal from the red tide and green algae poisoning our state and provide resources to further knowledge and actions available.

The political system has failed and Lake Okeechobee is dying. 

Runoff has killed all of the sea grass south of the St Lucie to Miami, and is killing the Caloosahatche, Charlotte Harbour and feeding red tide. This isn’t about the next event, this is about new regulations for south florida water management. We want accountability for clean water, we want effective EPA standards for the canals to prevent degradation of water quality. 

The only solution is a bottom up wave of all 12,000,000 voters demanding our leaders support a clean water agenda. If we fail Florida, our water, our sea life, our way of life – they all die.

Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.

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LATEST NEWS

Here we go again. "Scientists have confirmed that the build-up in canals behind several Fort Myers homes along the Caloosahatchee River is algae." Must focus on long term solutions! We need the #riverofgrass. #lowerthelake

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"It’s going to take a comprehensive approach from many counties throughout the state of Florida to regain the ground that we’ve lost over the last 100 years, when we converted all of these natural landscapes into subdivisions, shopping malls and highways, https://t.co/DCCQ0tE76L

"Federal Judge Linda Parker didn't determine whether EPA employees were negligent when Flint's water system became contaminated with lead in 2014 and 2015." https://t.co/4acw3XE7hc

HELP SAVE FLORIDA

Florida has experienced two straight months of red tide. Hundreds of thousands of animals killed. Turtles, manatees, porpoises, and a whale shark, all dead from the red and green algae poisoning the water.  Become a clean water voter.  Demand that your candidate support clean water settings.

THE ECOLOGICAL INTERVENTION

So what can be done? Lower Lake Okeechobee to 9ft. The lake then will become a wetland, grasses will grow and she will begin to heal. The lake will be capable of handling big rain events. Stop spraying Roundup on the lake! Tell your candidate you’re a clean water voter.

The River of grass

We need your help to spread the word. It’s easy to feel outmanned by corporations and special interests. PLEASE share the video and ask your friends to do the same. WE HAVE A PLAN. We need a river of grass to run south to the Everglades, cleaning the water of the nutrients feeding the red tide and algae blooms poisoning our state.

 

BOLD NEW PLAN

We have a bold new plan and it means WORKING TOGETHER to create change, to make our voices heard. PLEASE share the video and ask your friends to do the same. The elections are over, Florida’s voters have a new Senator, Governor, and Commissioner of Agriculture. Can they reverse the course of history and return our River of Grass to the Everglades

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March 2019

Free Webinar: 2019 Florida Legislative Update

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

A discussion of key growth management, design, conservation and related bills including budget recommendations that are being considered during the 2019 Florida Legislative Session and other legislation that may surface as the session progresses.

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April 2019

Our Water Our Future: A Symposium on Coastal Water Quality

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Manasota Beach Club, 7660 Manasota Key Rd.
Englewood, FL 34223 United States
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$35

Lemon Bay Conservancy invites you to join us for a water quality symposium on Saturday, April 6th, at the Manasota Beach Club, 7660 Manasota Key Rd. The focus of this event will be on Lemon Bay, our coastal water quality, and how each of us can help improve water quality. The program will run from 10 am to 4 pm and include informative speakers, a workshop on the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program’s Water Atlas, and afternoon field trips. A…

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Everglades Action Day

April 8 - April 9
Florida State Capitol, 400 Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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The Everglades Coalition is hosting an advocacy day at the Florida State Capitol. Join fellow advocates from all corners of the state and meet with legislators to discuss the importance of a healthy Everglades ecosystem for a clean water supply and for a strong economy. Your voice on Everglades Action Day ensures that the famed ecosystem remains a top priority for elected officials! New to advocacy? No problem. Training and materials will be provided. Register to save your spot, see…

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BIG IDEAS FOR IMPROVING OUR WATER QUALITY

April 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Michael’s on East, 1212 S. East Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34239 United States
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Moderated by Dr. Frank Alcock, New College Professor, & Tiger Bay Board member. Panelists include Margaret Good, State Representative 72nd district, Jon Thaxton, Sr Vice President of Community Investment, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, and Sarasota County Stormwater Division Manager. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. $27/Members $32/Guests. CALL: Kim Noyes: 925-2970 EMAIL: sarasotatigerbayclub@gmail.com SNAIL MAIL: Note the meeting date on your check. Michael's on East, 1212 S. East Avenue 11:30 Registration Noon Program

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