A third series of public workshops to plan the River of Grass Greenway will be held March 12-16 at Florida International University. These sessions will focus on the corridor along U.S. 41 between Krome Avenue and the Collier County line. You can follow progress on the proposed cross-state greenway at www.evergladesROGG.org and contribute your ideas for the planning at www.RiverofGrassGreenway.org.
The FIU meetings will be held at the College of Architecture & the Arts, on the north side of campus at 11200 SW 8th St., Miami 33199. The schedule follows: Continue reading Plans Workshop for Trail in Glades
Planners working toward the proposed River of Grass Greenway, a cross-state path linking Miami and Naples, will be holding the first of a series of community workshops Jan. 29 through Feb. 2 at Edison State College in Naples (click for map). For a two-page flyer with workshop times and location details, click here. You can learn more about the project, and give feedback online, by visiting this site.
Congratulations to the Naples Pathway Coalition, who just announced they've won a planning grant for the River of Grass Greenway — a visionary multi-use path through the Everglades from Naples to near Miami. The grant is coming from the National Park Service under their Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program: www.nps.gov/ncrc/programs/rtca/index.htm