By Pam Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online We may not see it and we may not smell it, but algae-fueling pollutants are on the rise in Moorings Bay. The City of Naples has been conducting rigorous monitoring of the ecosystem in Moorings Bay since 2008. Recent reports indicate water quality is [...]
By Pam Nicholls, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online While real solutions to climate change will require action on a global scale, there are choices we can make in our daily lives to lessen our individual impact on the environment. Our greenhouse gas emissions are causing the earth to warm up at an [...]
By Ellin Goetz, YES Conservation Collier Chairperson I’ve been a small business owner and lived in Naples since the mid 80's. With the special “quality of life” we enjoy here, it’s no surprise that so many others have discovered Collier County. I’ve witnessed conversion of our once wild lands into development, threatening the balance of [...]
On Monday, October 12th, Conservation Collier hosted a public information meeting regarding the referendum that is on your November ballot. You can watch a video of the presentation below. Click here if you do not see the video below. For more information about the program, visit ConservationCollier.com.
Naples Bay has suffered from increased flows of fresh water and pollution since development and canals cut through its mangrove-lined shores. A 20-year plan to clean the bay would've been halfway done this year but was quietly abandoned. Yet the city, county and state continue to work toward restoring the bay. The City of Naples' natural resources division earlier [...]
The city of Naples is seeking input from the public about proposed water quality improvements to three stormwater lakes within the city. One of the lakes lies along 15th Avenue North near Fleischmann Park. The other two lakes, Spring Lake and East Lake, are south of Fifth Avenue South and west of Cambier Park. Public comment [...]