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Bob Wright Leads the Way at the Civic Association - PB Society Cover Story

By Michele Dargan -- Special to Palm Beach Society Magazine -- Bob Wright is no stranger to high-profile roles. The former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal, Mr. Wright also has founded two charitable foundations that champion fundraising and raise awareness for autism and pancreatic cancer.

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Algae Bloom Stirs Everglades Restoration Concerns

Blue Green Algae Bloom

By Michele Dargan, Special Report from the Civic Association.

When foul-smelling blue-green algae coated Treasure Coast waterways just days before the Fourth of July holiday, Florida officials scrambled to respond.

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Video: Green Algae at North End of Island

Green Algae

North-end resident Brad Gary contacted the Civic Association to report the toxic green algae he has been spotting on the north end of the Town of Palm Beach.  See the video reports below.

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Too Much Water - Everglades Big Focus in the News

Eric Eikenberg Everglades Trip

Record rains in Florida during last year's wet season and this dry season, blamed on the El Nino weather pattern, has caused Lake Okeechobee, water conservation areas within the Everglades, and the Everglades at large to be flooded with too much water.

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