U.S. Drought Monitor http://www.drought.govView Originalu.s.drtmon6.23.2015 The U.S. Drought Monitor is unique, blending numeric measures of drought and experts' best judgment into a single map every week. It started in 1999 as a federal, state, and academic partnership, growing out of a Western Governors' Association initiative to provide timely and understandable scientific information on water supply [...]
One of the world’s most famous nautical museums is Mystic Seaport located at Mystic, Conn. on Long Island Sound and Long Island. It newest addition is the Thompson Exhibition Building. The replica 18th-century French frigate Hermione arrived in Yorktown to make her visit to America, while the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, the U.S.S. Constitution, [...]
http://youtu.be/nN95KTVeUDA Part I of the restoration of the Kissimmee River basin. Unimpeded, southerly river flows in a sinuous, winding pattern, ultimately draining into Lake Okeechobee, were essential in maintaining a unique subtropical ecosystem that had existed for centuries. This ecosystem helped maintain the diversity of wildlife in the region as well as the health of [...]
http://youtu.be/x1n9tlESDeI This video is a basic description of how the Everglades became dysfunctional and what needs to be done to restore the historic flows south, so that the flora and fauna desecrated by a lack of clean water and uncontrolled invasive plants may thrive once again.
California governor Jerry Brown has ordered an historic 25% cut back in water usage throughout the State, The drought has been deemed "catastrophic." One water irrigation district has sued the State of California for state action which will ruin entire agricultural industries. Calfornia produces over 90% of the Nation's strawberries, brocolli, walnuts, and plums. The [...]
Built in 1969 by acclaimed developer Charles Fraser, Harbour Town Marina has 100 slips on Calimbogue Sound, the second largest sound on the Atlantic coast (Long Island Sound is the largest) and part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Designed by renowned land planners Wallace Robert & Todd and Sasaki & Associates, the Sea Pines development [...]