One of Florida’s biggest blunders
Don’t know much about the Cross Florida Barge Canal? Here’s the short version: Built in the wrong century for the wrong reasons with the wrong numbers to justify it, the Cross Florida Barge Canal will forever stand as one of the biggest blunders in Florida history.
Fort Myers News Press
The Fate of the Florida Panther
Two peer-reviewed studies, one from 2006 and another from 2015, found that maintaining existing core habitat in South Florida is critical to sustain a viable panther population. Nevertheless, FWS has let developers wipe out tens of thousands of acres of panther habitat in recent decades.
Now incessant development is devouring the big cats’ habitat. And bustling Florida traffic often leaves them dead and bleeding by the side of the road.
Bills Filed To Kill Three Proposed Toll Roads
Bills were filed February 3, 2021, that would kill the plan to build three new toll roads through rural parts of Florida.