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Everglades Environmental Advocacy and Citizen Activism Program (ECAP)

ECAP — a grant-funded summer program for middle school students — is excited to engage students in local grassroots activism and advocacy this summer! We will introduce students to ongoing community and regional efforts related to Everglades restoration… Read More

Economic Valuation of Lake Worth Lagoon

The Everglades Law Center (“ELC”) is a nonprofit law firm that has long used advocacy, policy development, and litigation to protect and sustain South Florida’s unique and irreplaceable ecosystems and communities. PFM Group Consulting LLC (“PFM”) works at… Read More

Government Accountability: Defending the Public Records Act – ELC vs. SFWMD

Videos of oral arguments before the 4th District Court of Appeals in the Maggy Hurchalla cases have now been posted for viewing. The cases are: (1) Hurchalla v. Lake Point and (2) Everglades Law Center v. SFWMD argued… Read More

Everglades Restoration Timeline – Stay tuned for updates through 2022.

We’ve put together a timeline of significant legislation, litigation, projects, and other milestones in Everglades restoration from 1881-2017. Updates through 2022 coming soon. From early efforts to drain the Everglades, to the creation of Everglades National Park, to… Read More

Annual Report

Read the annual report for our most recent fiscal year to learn more about ELC’s current projects.    

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

Read Our 2015 Annual Report

Read ELC’s 2015 Annual Report, with highlights of our work from around the state.

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