Saving the Caloosahatchee River

512px-CaloosahatcheeThis weekend I stumbled upon this gem of a PBS Earth Edition by WGCU the PBS station in the Fort Myers-Naples media market.

The Caloosahatchee is one of the most endangered rivers in the country and the mixing of freshwater thanks to channelization of the river with salt water in the river’s estuary has worsened water quality dramatically.

This documentary is well worth a watch for anyone concerned about southern Florida’s hydrology and ecosystem or Everglades restoration.

http://video.wgcu.org/video/1576144404/

 

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  1. […] week we discussed the continued struggles for the Caloosahatchee River  and the lagoon area in Lee County that is part of the […]

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