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

Jupiter Island’s Nathaniel Reed honored as ‘2013 Bob Graham Center Citizen of the Year’

As Nathaniel Reed fast approaches his 80th birthday in July, not even recent surgery on his leg to remove skin cancer can slow him from his mission to save the Everglades. “Rather than retire to playing bad golf and gin rummy, I stay in the harness and just love it,” he told the Gainesville Sun. … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post: Audubon of Martin County fiasco continues

Award-winning blogger Sally Swartz reports that “a letter sent to the group’s 600 members used the name of Jupiter Island’s Nathaniel Reed, misspelled and without Mr. Reed’s permission, atop a fund-raising appeal. The letter was sent to several residents of the wealthy island. Mr. Reed is a former undersecretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior and a longtime champion of the Everglades and conservation causes.” … Click here to read more

Nat Reed: Officials must work together to solve Lake O, Everglades destruction

From Jupiter Island’s nationally renowned environmentalist Nat Reed: “Unless excessive Lake Okeechobee water is cleansed through a vast series of pollution-control artificial marsh systems built principally by the taxpayers of the 16 counties of south Florida for the sugar cane and winter crop growers, drainage cannot be allowed to flow into the Everglades, as it will change the botanical makeup of the River of Grass within months.” … Click here to read more