Everglades Tour Season Kicks off

Everglades Tour Season Kicks off

Friday, October 26, 2012

By Vivian Miller, Director of Everglades Education & Outreach   Every year, the Everglades Foundation works to educate policy makers and opinion leaders about the importance of restoring the Everglades ecosystem, the source of water for one out of three Floridians. To some people, it may seem like Florida has one season: sunny. Florida’s lush … Read More

Planning underway for restoration of the Central Everglades

Monday, October 15, 2012

By: Dr. Stephen Davis, Wetland Ecologist, Everglades Foundation Water levels in Lake Okeechobee and the central Everglades are rising as south Florida deals with a surplus of water from Tropical Storm Isaac, along with a very wet rainy season.  More than 1 billion gallons of water are being dumped from Lake Okeechobee in order to … Read More

Students working on Everglades topics awarded EF 2012 scholarships

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Our science department is proud to announce the award of two scholarships: one at a $15,000 level to a PhD student, Danielle Watts (University of Florida), and one at a $5,000 level to a Master student, Jessica Lee (Florida International University). The scholarships are awarded annually to students working on research projects related to Everglades … Read More