Battleground Everglades: The Battle Over Big Water

About This Episode


Explore the enormous challenges faced by the liquid heart of the Everglades, Lake Okeechobee. A long history of negative effects from harnessing nature in the name of progress forever altered the Everglades water system - and even shrunk the reach of “Big Water.” But new efforts to meet the needs of all who depend on the lake’s waters for survival may also help restore this vital ecosystem.

Battleground Everglades explores the struggle to save one of the world's most revered wetlands: Florida's Everglades. This series follows one of the most dramatic chapters in the long history of Everglades restoration, and examines other threats to Florida’s ecosystem. Hosted by Charles Kropke.