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Lake O releases’ effect on Caloosahatchee discussed in town hall meeting

April 7, 2016

As the sun set on the Caloosahatchee River in downtown Fort Myers, the City Pier Building was still buzzing with activity. Drew Steele, the host of Fox News 92.5 Daybreak radio show, invited five politicians...

In Lake Okeechobee, nothing is more certain than change

In Lake Okeechobee, nothing is more certain than change

April 6, 2016

As Heraclitus said in Plato’s “Cratylus,” “everything changes and nothing remains still … you cannot step twice into the same stream.” The current Lake Okeechobee water releases have stirred...

The audience listens to captain Chris Wittman speak about the CFCWs recently launched PSAs and upcoming documentary. (EN Photo/ Nina Barbero)

Captains for Clean Water releases PSAs, promotes water education

March 17, 2016

Wednesday night’s Captains for Clean Water meeting brought together 60 diverse people — FGCU students and longtime locals, National Rifle Association members and Sierra Club members — to talk about...

Captains for Clean Water hosted a meeting at Bass Pro Shops Friday night to talk about the releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River and how it is affecting their lives on the water. (EN Photo / Kelli Krebs)

Captains for Clean Water meet to stop Lake Okeechobee releases

February 20, 2016

Approximately 200 concerned fishermen, boat charter captains and Southwest Florida residents packed a conference room in the Fort Myers Bass Pro Shops to voice their concerns and raise awareness about...

Lake Okeechobee releases hurt local ecosystems

February 12, 2016

Lee County residents can expect to see brown water, dead marine life and sea grass pileups on local beaches thanks to the recent releases of water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and the St....

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