Tag: Lake Okeechobee
The Florida Algae Crisis
Flora and Fauna of Lake Okeechobee
Lake Okeechobee (or, Lake O) comprises 730 square miles and is the second largest lake entirely within one state in the United States. The Lake, "Big Water" in Seminole," is approximately 15 feet deep depending upon the need to sustain the ecology of the Lake. Lake O is the only lake that may be seen with [...]
Master Plan for the Corps’ Restoration of the Herbert Hoover Dam (Video)
Author's commentary of the plan and video. Tap on the link below to see video. The video you are about to view appears to represent the Corps' plan. But as the story of the Dam restoration unfolds over eight decades from crude levees to more sophisticated levees, the plan appears to reflect merely short-term appropriations [...]
Wanderlust Wednesday: The Venice of the North; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.: the Venice of America.
The City of Fort Lauderdale has promoted itself as the 'Venice of America' for almost a century because of its more than one hundred miles of manmade and natural canals throughout the 36-square-mile city. But before it proclaimed itself the 'Venice of America' beginning in the 1920s, its weekly newspaper advertised the town on its masthead [...]