The Economics Of Everglades Restoration Missing Pieces In The Future Of South Florida (Advance in Ecological Economics) by Richard Weisskoff

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  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Environmental economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Florida,
  • Economics - General

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Number of Pages345
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ISBN 101843762420
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The restoration of the Florida Everglades, the largest ecosystem restoration project in the world, is now underway. Missing from the original plan, however, is a study of the region s cities and farms and the economic impact their growth will make on this already endangered ecosystem.

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Free shipping for many products. The restoration of the Florida Everglades, the largest ecosystem restoration project in the world, is now underway. Missing from the original plan, however, is a study of the region's cities and farms and the economic impact their growth will make on this already endangered ecosystem.

The Economics of Everglades Restoration, R. Weisskoff. Edward Elgar Publ., Inc., P.O. BoxWilliston, VT pages. $ ISBN Using the Everglades Restoration Project as an example, this book gives an excellent presentation, backed up by numerous relevant tables and charts, of the problems associated.

Richard Weisskoff is the author of The Economics of Everglades Restoration ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Factories And Food 4/5. The Everglades Foundation contracted with the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) at Florida Atlantic University to assess the economic benefits of the Everglades Watershed and estuaries.

The economic impact of this ecosystem. Now America wants its swamp back. Grunwald shows how a new breed of visionaries transformed Everglades politics, producing the $8 billion rescue plan.

That plan is already the blueprint for a new worldwide era of ecosystem restoration. And this book is a cautionary tale for that era. "This fourth edition covers the key subjects of previous editions with major updates of the new science and understanding.

If there ever was a necessary book for Everglades advocates, students, authors, members of government and their agencies, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem is an absolute must!" —Nathaniel P.

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Upon Congressional authorization of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) inthe federal government and the state of Florida entered into a programmatic 50/50 partnership to restore, protect, and preserve water resources in central and southern Florida, including the Everglades.

Up-to-date summary of the now quantified economic benefits of restoration, shown to be far in excess of the cost The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition is a scholarly reference packed cover to cover with scientific information about the ecosystem of the Everglades - taking into account how drastically the Reviews: The 31 chapters provide a wealth of previously unpublished information, plus topic syntheses, for a wide range of ecological parameters.

These include the physical driving forces that created and continue to shape the Everglades and patterns and processes of its flora and fauna. The book summarizes recent studies of the region's vegetation, alligators, wading birds, and endangered species such Reviews: 1.

A primary goal of Everglades restoration is "to get the water right" (Sklar et al., )-returning the quantity, quality, and timing of freshwater flow into and through ENP and into its. Economic Benefit of Restoring America’s Everglades Projections show that investing $ billion in Everglades restoration will result in $ billion.

in gains to Florida’s economy and create more thanjobs over the next 50 years. Water Quality: 28%. Enhanced availability of freshwater will protect the region’s drinking water.

A economic study reports that for every penny spent on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, our local economy will reap at least four cents. Restoration Benefits Wading birds declined 90 percent after drainage canals were constructed in the s.

A Mather Economics study commissioned by the Everglades Foundation reveals that financial investment in the restoration of America’s Everglades will pay off four-fold. That is, for every dollar invested in restoring the Everglades, approximately four dollars of economic benefits will be generated.

The report cites that the benefits from restoration will come in many forms, ranging from. Restoration Actions Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) (WRDAPL ) Authorized $ billion for a 36 year restoration project consisting of 68 components to be cost shared 50/50 by the federal government and the state.

The Office of Ecosystem Projects is the lead office responsible for implementation of the Department of Environmental Protections responsibilities under the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), pursuant to Chapter (8)(b) of the Florida Water Resources Act, Florida Statutes (F.S.).

This function involves close coordination with the lead agencies. The study shows that for every one dollar spent on Everglades restoration as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, $ would be generated in economic benefits, the foundation said in a release.

Projections indicate that there will be an incremental impact on employment of aboutadditional jobs over 50 years, it added.

Everglades Books Showing of 83 Chomp (Kindle Edition) by. Recent studies show that complete restoration of Florida’s Everglades could take approximately 30 years and billion dollars.

There’s a lot of work to be done–but the damage is not irreversible. Together, through conservation and public awareness, we may be able to.

The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition is a scholarly reference packed cover to cover with scientific information about the ecosystem of the Everglades - taking into account how drastically the Everglades has changed. Topically, the book covers disciplines ranging from ecology, geology, climatology, hydrology Pages: The restoration of the Everglades is an ongoing effort to remedy damage inflicted on the environment of southern Florida during the 20th century.

It is the most expensive and comprehensive environmental repair attempt in history. The degradation of the Everglades became an issue in the United States in the early s after a proposal to construct an airport in the Big Cypress Swamp.

Contact Us. Old Cutler Road, Suite Palmetto Bay, Florida Phone: () [email protected] The Everglades is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the world's most unique natural and cultural resources. Encompassing nea square miles of the southern third of the Florida peninsula the Everglades and the greater Everglades ecosystem (spanning from the Kissimmee River basin north of Lake Okeechobee all the way south to Florida Bay) are also the focus of the.

Q: The five-year report card on the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Project acknowledged that the costs continue rising. Inthe total cost of. The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) is the plan enacted by the U.S.

Congress for the restoration of the Everglades ecosystem in southern Florida. When originally authorized by the U.S. Congress init was estimated that CERP would cost a total of $ billion and take approximately 30 years to complete.

More recent estimates () indicate that the plan would take. By o acres of the public Everglades were estimated to be impacted. Better water quality will support tourism, recreation, and wildlife, and protect the Everglades for future generations.

Extensive efforts were initiated in the s to protect the Everglades from further degradation caused by. Books. Comics. Games & Puzzles original Everglades and turned South Florida into the globally important economic region it is bill that created a dedicated fund for Everglades restoration.

Our analysis strongly suggests that restoration of the Everglades, as described in CERP, will have large and important economic benefits. Our best estimate is that restoration will generate an increase in economic benefits of approximately $ billion in net present value terms. The range of this estimate can be as high as $ billion.

The Everglades are a natural region of wetlands running from Lake Okeechobee into the Gulf of Mexico. It is sometimes called the "River of Grass." It is very shallow and is about 50 miles wide. It is home to more than species of birds, 40 species of mammals, and 15 endangered animals.

All these habitats depend on the water cycle. The History of Everglades Restoration The following is a timeline of significant legislation, litigation, projects, and other milestones in Everglades restoration throughout the years. For additional information, see our list of Everglades History Resources.

Economic analyses incorporating ecological and hydrological benefits are useful in guiding and justifying large and complex environmental restoration programs. The Greater Everglades region in Florida, USA is a large area of freshwater and estuarine wetlands adjacent to dense human populations undergoing an extensive restoration effort.

Lee & Low Books Everglades Forever Teacher’s Guide 4 • The Illustrator might draw pictures of some of the plants or animals found in the Everglades, or of your class taking a walk through a part of the Everglades.

• The Connector might find out about other wetlands that are endangered. • The Summarizer might provide a brief summary of the pages that the group is. Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting via Webinar.

Septem9 to 11 a.m. Western Everglades Restoration Project – Project Delivery Team Meeting PDT Meeting Agenda Septem Call in # () am Access Code: # Security Code: Restoration and conservation activities in this area, which is a key part of the native habitat for the Wood Stork, can be measured by that species’ population in the region.

Learn more about Audubon's work in the Greater Everglades, explore our current and past State of the Everglades Reports. Restoration of Everglades National Park National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior South Florida Natural Resources Center Everglades National Park Established inEverglades National Park (ENP) is a million-acre subtropical wetland preserve located at the southwestern tip of the Florida peninsula.

Book Description "This fourth edition covers the key subjects of previous editions with major updates of the new science and understanding. If there ever was a necessary book for Everglades advocates, students, authors, members of government and their agencies, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem is an absolute must!" —Nathaniel P.

Reed, from the Foreword. In the Everglades it caused a 90 percent decline in populations of wading birds and repeated seagrass die-offs in Florida Bay and Charlotte Harbor, which in turn led to algae blooms and fish kills.

Rehydrating the Everglades. The restoration plan seeks to restore some of the Everglades' natural water flow. Progress Toward Restoring the Everglades is the sixth biennial review of progress made in meeting the goals of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). This complex, multibillion-dollar project to protect and restore the remaining Everglades has a year timeline.

The Florida Everglades, formerly a large and diverse aquatic ecosystem, has been dramatically altered over the past century by an extensive water control infrastructure designed to increase regional economic productivity through improved flood control, urban water supply, and agricultural production (Davis and Ogden, ; NRC, ).‎Introduction The current, large-scale attempt at restoring Florida's Everglades ecosystem is complex, multifaceted, and contentious, and is an undertaking that shines a spotlight on the strengths and limits of the ecological restoration concept.

At a broad scale, Everglades restoration potentially d.Measuring the Economic Benefits of America’s Everglades Restoration Executive Summary. Measuring the Economic Benefits of America’s Everglades Restoration Fact Sheet.

There is approximately $ billion a year in economic activity generated by recreational, or “sport” fishing alone in the county Everglades Region, according to a new.

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