What's Up

ECOSWF member organizations share “What’s Up”  with their organizations. Just click on the title of the organization if you are interested in finding out more information.

 

Leage of Women Voters Solar Amendment 

At our Convention in Delray Beach this past May, the League of Women Voters of Florida voted unanimously to support the proposed "Solar Choice" Amendment to the Florida Constitution.

Now is the time for our voice to be heard!

Surface Water Pollution Report

The Sarasota League Natural Resources’ Committee (Committee) began its study of surface water pollution in Sarasota County June 2013 after toxic blue green algae blooms and beach closings in Sarasota County.  Nitrogen and phosphorous cause blue green algae blooms. The sources of nitrogen and phosphorous are fertilizers (storm water runoff), leaking /old sewer systems, septic tanks and animal feedlots. It is a very severe issue and we need your help to stop the damage. Click the title and to learn more and how to help!

Venice Audubon Society Green Sheet

 One of the goals of VAAS is to increase involvement of our membership in citizen science efforts that support bird species protection and research. Last year, for instance, nearly 80 members and friends participated in the Christmas Bird Count (scheduled this year for Sunday, December 20) and at least six members participated in the Jay Watch program.  Please contact Bob Clark at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you have an interest in either of these citizen science activities, or have other citizen science ideas you’d like the chapter to conside

 Please feel free to pass the Green Sheet on to others, who may add their names to the distribution list by contacting Diana Craig at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .