Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, left, gestures while responding to a question from the news media at the Winding Waters Natural Area in West Palm Beach, Fla. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Vilsack ... more 
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, left, gestures while responding to a question from the news media at the Winding Waters Natural Area in West Palm Beach, Fla. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011. Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will use $100 million to acquire permanent easements from eligible landowners and assist with wetland restoration on nearly 24,000 acres of agricultural land in the Northern Everglades Watershed. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lynne Sladky
Thu, Aug 11, 2011 11:54 AM EDT