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Martin County Wetlands Workshop

Jason Totoiu, ELC’s Executive Director & General Counsel, presented at a recent Wetlands Workshop organized by the Martin County Conservation Alliance. In Martin County, a professional land planner wants to change the Comprehensive Growth Management Plan to allow the destruction… Read More

New Article on the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge

Florida Grasshopper Sparrow at Everglades Headwaters Cattle Ranch. Photo by Carlton Ward, Jr.

The Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area could serve as the first significant step of a larger, collaborative effort to save Florida’s biodiversity. Jason Totoiu, Executive Director & General Counsel of the Everglades Law Center, published… Read More

Other Wildlife & Endangered Species Resources

Other wildlife & endangered species resources: Florida Black Bear ESA Listing Petition

Wildlife & Endangered Species White Papers

Wildlife & endangered species white papers published by the Everglades Law Center: Protecting Florida’s Waters and Wildlife Through The Endangered Species Act

Wildlife & Endangered Species Comment Letters

Wildlife & endangered species comment letters written by the Everglades Law Center: Comments on the 5-Year Status Review of the Florida panther  Letter opposing the planned construction of breakwaters within sensitive sea turtle nesting and foraging habitat off Lake… Read More

Public Lands White Papers

Public lands white papers written by the Everglades Law Center and our partners:  Alternate Corridor Selection Study for Florida Power & Light’s West Preferred and West Secondary Corridors in the Vicinity of the East Everglades Expansion Area of the… Read More

Land Use Articles

Land use articles written by the Everglades Law Center: Florida’s Private Property Rights Law: The Public’s Rights Downzonings are Legal: A Legal Analysis Florida Bar Journal Article: Old MacDonald Still Has Farm: Agricultural Property Rights After the Veto of S.B. 1712

Water & Wetlands Articles

Wetlands & water resources articles written by the Everglades Law Center: Florida Bar Journal Article: “Planning and Permitting to Protect Wetlands: The Different Roles and Powers of State and Local Government“

Water & Wetlands White Papers

Wetlands & water resources white papers written by the Everglades Law Center:  White Paper: “Protecting Florida’s Waters and Wildlife Through The Endangered Species Act” White Paper: “Optimizing Florida’s Water Supply Planning Law to Advance Everglades Restoration”

Water & Wetlands Comment Letters

Wetlands & water resources comment letters written by the Everglades Law Center:  Letter to Corps, NMFS, US Fish & Wildlife: Lake Worth Inlet Widening Project Letter to Everglades Coalition: Reduce or Eliminate Wetlands Impacts in Everglades  Legal Analysis: Florida’s Wetlands Law Intended… Read More