Amy GreenReporter and Producer
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Amy Green is a general assignment reporter. She specializes in the environment and science.
Amy has worked as a regular contributor to PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. She is a former Associated Press reporter in the Nashville, Tenn., bureau.
Amy is a Florida native. She lives in Orlando with her husband and daughter.
Recent Stories from Amy Green
The prestigious RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo is this week in Kissimmee. It’s considered the semi-finals of the sport, a last stop before the nation’s top cowboys compete in the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.
More than 200 scientists from across the country are calling for more water storage south of Lake Okeechobee for Everglades restoration. The scientists sent a petition to state leaders as environmentalists intensify their campaign for the state to buy 46,000 acres in the region.
A Senate proposal on how to spend new land conservation funding is drawing criticism for focusing more on restoration and management and less on buying and preserving new land. Senators met Thursday in Tallahassee to discuss the proposed Amendment 1 spending.
Plans are moving ahead for a recreational trail reaching through Central Florida from the Gulf of Mexico to Atlantic Ocean. The Department of Transportation is launching a study to determine the trail’s path through Sumter County.
Florida’s manatee population is rebounding. Wildlife authorities counted a record number 6,000 manatees during an annual census in February.
State senators likely will take up a bill this week or next aimed at improving Florida’s ailing springs. The legislation is very different from a House version approved during the session’s first week.