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Thank you for all that you’re doing to improve our water quality and to educate us on changes we ourselves can make to help.
I have come to value the work of the Calusa Waterkeeper and its important voice in our community advocating for cleaner water. Keep up with the good work!
We appreciate all that you do for our community and water quality. Great Job! Thank you, The Jensens.
Thank you Calusa Waterkeeper and John Cassani for all you do to educate the public about the water quality crisis we are facing in SWFL.
Thanks to CWK for relentlessly using science and public outreach to fight for clean water in SW Florida! We all benefit.
I have learned so much as a volunteer Ranger with Calusa Waterkeeper. Excited to continue!
North Fort Myers
Happy to renew our membership and keep you on the front lines. Thank you for all you do.
Scott & Christine M.
Calusa Waterkeeper is directly involved in two pieces of litigation seeking to compel federal and state agencies to take more responsibility in limiting harmful discharges and algal blooms to Florida’s coasts.
Lawsuit Launched Challenging Feds’ Failure to Fully Assess Harms of Lake Okeechobee Toxic Releases to Protected Sea Turtles, Sawfish
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Petitioned to Protect People From Harmful Algae Blooms
Our economy, tourism, recreation — even our health — all depend on the quality of our waterways. And the waterways we love are in dire straits. They need our help. Think about the magnificent body of water that is Estero Bay, Florida’s first Aquatic Preserve.
Florida has always had problems with water pollution during the modern era. This is not surprising considering the historic rate of population growth and landscape conversion to more intensive uses. But, perhaps more alarming is the accelerated rate of water quality impairment.
During a Fort Myers city council workshop, many vital facts relevant to the concerns of Calusa Waterkeeper and the general public, were conspicuously missing from the City’s presentations. The following letter is Calusa Waterkeeper, John Cassani’s official public response to that meeting.