Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 16

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 16

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 16 Catch up with John Cassani and all things water quality in this episode of Words from the Waterkeeper. Updates on the significant Lake Okeechobee algae bloom along with fecal bacteria contamination in local waterways and...
Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 15

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 15

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 15 Calusa Waterkeeper, John Cassani talks water temperatures in the mid to high 90s in back bays which is creating hypoxic conditions. Plus, an update on the Lake Okeechobee cyanobacteria bloom, and a massive trichodesmium bloom...
Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 14

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 14

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 14 An update from Calusa Waterkeeper John Cassani regarding the cyanobacteria bloom on Lake Okeechobee and other local water quality issues. Thank you to pilots Ralph Arwood and Roy Plackis of LightHawk Conservation...
Welcoming New Board and Team Members

Welcoming New Board and Team Members

In lieu of holding a general membership meeting in April 2020 and doing our part to avoid large group gatherings, the Calusa Waterkeeper board proceeded with filling open board positions at our directors meeting in May.  We’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you...
Calusa Waterkeeper Turns 25

Calusa Waterkeeper Turns 25

SWFL clean water non-profit takes stock and looks to the future Springing from humble origins, spawned by a handful of grassroots working men and women stepping up to adopt an orphaned river, Caloosahatchee River Citizens Association – the predecessor to today’s...
Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 13

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 13

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 13 In this episode, John updates us on cyanobacteria blooms that have been detected in Lake O and in the Caloosahatchee. The area is seeing macro algae becoming more abundant. Elevated levels of fecal bacteria are responsible for...
Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 12

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 12

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 12 On this Words From the Waterkeeper, John updates us on the uptick of cyanobacteria in Lake Okeechobee and surrounding areas along with a lot of macro algae building up. Plus, we’re still seeing high salinity levels in the...
Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 11

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 11

Words from the Waterkeeper, Episode 11 On this Words From the Waterkeeper, John updates us on cyanobacteria in the Caloosahatchee and the impacts the Caloosahatchee & estuaries are experiencing due to below minimum flow level needed from Lake...