Everglades restoration working but more needs to be done

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/fl-everglades-progress-report-20140812,0,7476930.story An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass.

Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-dollar effort to protect what's left of the Everglades — unique wetlands that provide important animal habitat and also boost South Florida's water supply.

The 2014 Everglades "status report" from state and federal officials finds that initial efforts to restore animal habitat and water flows are working, but that more work is needed to get more water moving south.

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