ARM Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and Water Storage Updates

Recent published from the Palm Beach Daily News regarding Lake Okeechobee water storage needs for the area and from the Palm Beach Post on the status of Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.


This is the second in a series of “standing issue” posts that I plan to morph into standing pages on the Conservation portion of the website. But since pages can’t receive comments easily, I thought I’d post the drafts, as it were, in case anyone out there had anything to add to our pages.

Phosphorus, . . . → Read More: Phosphorus

Comprehensive Land Use Plan

This is the first in a series of posts designed to elicit feedback from ASE’s environmentally minded residents. Once I have enough feedback, I plan to turn this post into a “page,” which can still evolve, but which doesn’t have a built-in comments feature.

Palm Beach County drafted a comprehensive plan some years ago (unfortunately, . . . → Read More: Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Urban birds

The latest issue of Birdscope, from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, focuses on cities and birds. The cover article posed the issue in a way I hadn’t thought of before, but which makes perfect sense: the more we humans can live happily in cities (the editors don’t develop that thought, which merits a long pause), . . . → Read More: Urban birds

PSC orders FPL’s Sunshine Energy program halted

It’s green, obviously. As in green energy, the cash cow that the Florida Public Service Commission finally slaughtered yesterday (July 29). For years, Florida Power and Light has been able to divert money ($9.75/month) collected from nearly 39,000 eco-minded customers (like me) in Florida to research and marketing at an energy contractor in Texas by . . . → Read More: PSC orders FPL’s Sunshine Energy program halted