Godspeed Nat Reed

From Bullsugar: “We lost Nathaniel Reed this week, on the heels of losing Karl Wickstrom. Two legendary figures who changed our world and gave future generations the chance to experience American wilderness. They inspired and encouraged us to fight … Click here to read more

BREAKING: Nat Reed, environmental icon, dies at 84

From The Palm Beach Post: “Nathaniel Pryor Reed came from old money, but his love was the land. Part of the Reed dynasty of southern Martin County’s Hobe Sound and Jupiter Island, he hobnobbed with the Bushes and members of FDR’s cabinet … Click here to read more

Environment advocates seek to enter appeal of case with major First Amendment implications

BREAKING: “With the right of citizens to speak up on public issues at stake, affected environmental advocates today went to court asking permission to be heard in the appeal of a shocking jury award against former Martin County Commissioner Maggy Hurchalla … Click here to read more

Nathaniel Reed’s new book – ‘Travels on the Green Highway: An Environmentalist’s Journey’

From Senator Bob Graham, on Jupiter Islander Nathaniel Reed’s new book, Travels on the Green Highway: “It is impossible to overstate the contribution Nathaniel Reed has made to transforming the culture of Florida. When he arrived more than six decades ago, Florida was continuing a long-held belief that Florida, its land, water, wildlife, other natural resources with few exceptions, were commodities to be used and disposed of at the will of … Click here to read more

PBPost: Jupiter Island’s Reed kicks off Apollo School speaker series

From Sally Swartz, award-winning Palm Beach Post blogger: “The Apollo School Foundation in Hobe Sound, kicking off a new speaker series, wanted Nathaniel Reed, 81, well-known as a storyteller, to share his childhood memories of Hobe Sound and Jupiter Island. His resume is impressive. He worked for six Florida governors and two presidents, … Click here to read more

1000 Friends sends final comments on All Aboard Florida to Federal Railway Administration

1000 Friends of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization founded in 1986. 1000 Friends of Florida’s Director of Policy, Charles Pattison FAICP, has recently submitted final comments on All Aboard Florida to the Federal Railway Administration. … Click here to read more

Sun Sentinel: Environmental advocate Nathaniel Reed to be honored by Marshall Foundation

“On Saturday, Nathaniel P. Reed, 81, an influential environmental advocate, will receive the Champion of the Everglades Award. A Hobe Sound resident, Reed served six Florida governors and two presidents in many positions. Reed is also the author of “A Different Vision – A History of Jupiter Island” and the creation of the Hobe Sound Company and the Jupiter Island Club … Click here to read more

Nathaniel Reed: Suit won’t alter fact, Lake Point can’t sell public water

From The Palm Beach Post: Jupiter Island’s Nathaniel Reed, former assistant secretary of the U.S. Interior Department and founding member of the Everglades Foundation, asks “Why is Maggy Hurchalla being attacked through the legal system for telling the truth about Lake Point’s proposal to divert water from Lake Okeechobee and pump it into the firms’ excavations for storage? … Click here to read more

NY Social Diary: JI’s Nat Reed makes presentation at National Audubon Society event at The Plaza

From David Patrick Columbia’s New York Social Diary: “Nathaniel P. Reed [of Jupiter Island], Vice-Chair of the Everglades Foundation, presented the Lufkin Prize for Environmental Leadership to Patrick Noonan, who has devoted his life to the environment and on-the-ground conservation. … Click here to read more

Stuart News: All lagoon committee members have taken Big Sugar money

“Each Florida senator tasked with addressing the policies that pollute the Indian River Lagoon has benefitted from Big Sugar donations. … Sen. Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican who convened and will chair the panel, is the committee’s biggest beneficiary of sugar donations.” … Click here to read more

Nathaniel Reed’s solution to the polluted Lake O discharges crippling the Indian River Lagoon

From Jupiter Island’s Nathaniel Reed: “If the state and the federal government don’t embark on a plan that is far more expensive than what we can afford as a state, then the almost too regular discharge of billions of gallons of polluted water will haunt us long into the future.” … Click here to read more