FLKEYSNEWS: To see who stands where on Florida Bay, follow the money

FL Keys News: Written by Letter to the Editor. April 10, 2017. 

This letter is in response to Mike Collins’ editorial piece in the March 29 Keynoter.

In the long-suffering issue of Everglades restoration (and now the ailing Florida Bay), Collins solidly opposes building a reservoir for water storage south of Lake Okeechobee and attempts to deliver a gut punch to Everglades Foundation Chief Executive Eric Eikenberg. His tone was accusatory and derogatory. I was disappointed and disagree.

Collins tagged a list of his credentials after his name on the guest column. Missing was his service as commodore of the Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association decades ago, a position I am honored to now hold. In my post, I am reminded daily of the gravity of being a steward to the environment. I live the effects of upstate mismanagement every day.

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