Florida Matters: Restoring The Everglades
The Everglades, Florida’s vast fresh water system that starts near Orlando and meanders South, is in trouble.
For years environmental advocates and sugar growers have clashed over how to restore the "River of Grass." And billions of dollars in projects to do just that aren’t going anywhere.
Reporters from fellow Florida Public Radio stations, WMFE in Orlando and WLRN in Miami, have been digging into the problems and solutions surrounding the Everglades.
This week on Florida Matters we hear stories from their series: River of Grass, Dying of Thirst.
We also hear about some of the politics behind Everglades restoration from William "Windy" March, political columnist with the Tampa Bay Times.
Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1
Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.
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