Womens SOS Everglades T-Shirt
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The labyrinth of mangrove forests, sawgrass marshes and cypress swamps known as the Everglades is one the most diverse and unique fisheries in the country. For decades, anglers have been drawn to not only the tarpon and snook that reside here, but also to the mystic and lore of this South Florida jungle. This 2 million acre wetland begins in Central Florida’s Kissimmee River and flows south into Lake Okeechobee. Historically, during the wet season, Lake Okeechobee’s overflow formed a slow moving river of grass that flowed south through Everglades National Park, all the way out to Florida Bay. Water mismanagement in the form of damming, ditching and draining, has drastically changed the traditional flow of fresh water that once supplied, and balanced the Everglades. In order to protect this one-of-a-kind resource, we have to send the water south again.
Captains for Clean Water spawned from a group of fishing guides from Fort Myers, FL that “had enough” of Florida’s poor water management practices. Now Captains for Clean Water is a grassroots 501(c)3 non-profit organization that advocates for the elimination of harmful, large-scale Lake Okeechobee discharges into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie River Estuaries by restoring the natural flow of Lake Okeechobee water south into the Everglades and Florida Bay. $5 of each t-shirt sold will go towards supporting their efforts. Restoring the natural southern flow of Lake Okeechobee water is essential to the survival of Florida’s estuaries, the health of the Everglades, and the long-term viability of South Florida’s largest drinking water source, the Biscayne Aquifer.
About the Artist:
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, artist/passionate angler, Jorge Martinez has been enamored with fish and art his entire live. Even as a kid, Martinez remembers drawing but it wasn’t until graduating high school that he really began to fine-tune his craft while attending the Miami School of Art and Design. Living in Miami allows Martinez to indulge in both of his passions, and affords him the opportunity to fish for just about every premiere salt water gamefish that swims. Martinez has been fortunate to chase bonefish, permit, tarpon and redfish in areas all over South Florida, but it’s the Everglades he calls his favorite and finds most inspiring.
- Artwork prints on FRONT of shirt
- No-scratch interior neck label
Approx. Weight: 3.8 oz.
Style Fit: Traditional Fit
Sizes: S - XL
Women's T-Shirts Size Chart
|S (0 - 2)||32" - 34"||30"|
|M (4 - 6)||34" - 36"||31"|
|L (8 - 10)||36" - 38"||32"|
|XL (12 - 14)||38" - 41"||33"|
* These are body measurements