Our Water, Our Future
It’s Ours to Protect
Sunday, April 02
An inspiring afternoon to benefit the mission of Calusa Waterkeeper.
Who We Are
Calusa Waterkeeper is guided by science to protect our water quality and human health. We fill a unique niche in Southwest Florida and would value your support!
Fighting for Drinkable, Fishable, Swimmable Water
Volunteer Hours and Counting
Calusa Waterkeeper is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the Caloosahatchee River & Estuary in Southwest Florida. This includes Lake Okeechobee & Estero Bay, plus the near-shore waterways of Lee County. We strive to achieve this mission through education and promotion of responsible use and enjoyment by all people.
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.
Explore the Issues
Waterways around the world are under attack by pollution and mismanagement. Southwest Florida is no different.
Calusa Waterkeeper is focused on several local action items as well as regional and national issues affecting our water policy and quality of lives.
We think you’ll agree, these are causes worth fighting for.
Learn the Issues
Researchers Measure Water Conditions that Lead to Red Tide in SWFL
Researchers from Florida Gulf Coast University and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation take water samples from depths of 45 feet in the Gulf of Mexico to right off the shore of Sanibel and several spots in between to better understand our water quality issues.
Everglades Progress Report: Scientists Point to Need for Water Storage & Climate Planning
The National Academy of Sciences produced a 318-page “Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades: The Ninth Biennial Review” as an independent look at how things are going as the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) turns 23.
New Bacteria Sampling Results Released
January bacteria sampling results include new locations this month like Bunche Beach, Hendry Creek, Mullock Creek, Spring Creek, and Estero River! Take a look at Pine Island; the results were very high this month all around.