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‘Clean Waterways Act’ passes Florida Senate; what does it mean for the state?

Lawmakers are trying to make sure another water crisis doesn't happen to our state again. A new bill aims to make our waterways cleaner and...
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Experts provide input on strengthening Sanibel, Captiva’s coast

Beach erosion and changes to our coastline both are not anything new to Southwest Florida, but still raise concerns. But Sanibel Island is working to...

Public comment open until March 16 for Kissimmee River deviation plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District recently announced it will receive public comment regarding planned temporary deviation to support Kissimmee River restoration...
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Farmers and growers utilizing technology like tablets and cell phones to keep an eye...

When you think of agriculture, what comes to mind? Probably not that iPad or cell phone you're using, right? Actually, farmers and growers are using...
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Collier County AICE students enjoy the classroom of the outdoors as they learn to...

Do you know what's in our water? Thursday afternoon, students got a hands-on lesson sampling our water right here in Southwest Florida. You've got a...
Sign showing an advisory for blue-green algae. (Credit: WINK News)

FGCU holding workshop on wetlands mitigating harmful algae blooms

On Thursday, Florida Gulf Coast University's water school and local environmental groups will present the latest science on how to prevent nutrient-rich runoff from...
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FGCU, Lee County Schools partnership hopes to inspire next generation of water researchers

Out of the classroom and into nature. "It's the chance of a lifetime to bring an outdoor classroom back indoors to all of my kids,"...

UF/IFAS’ impact across the state of Florida

When you hear the name University of Florida, you may associate it with Gainesville, Florida; However, UF's presence reaches down to our backyard here...
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Naples-based clothing line made from plastic bottles to improve water quality

Stylish and sustainable, a local organization’s clothing items are hiding a secret: They’re made from plastic bottles. It's all part of the organization’s dedication...
Sprinklers at a Charlotte County homeowner's backyard. (Credit: WINK News)video

New Florida bill would set rules on converting water we use into something drinkable

Whether we are washing dishes or watering the lawn, we all use water and many of us try our best not to waste the...

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