Restoration Progress in the Western Everglades

Restoration Progress in the Western Everglades

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

By Eric Eikenberg On June 11th, Everglades Foundation board member Ellin Goetz and I had the privilege of touring the Picayune Strand restoration project located in eastern Collier County. Joined by our partners at the Florida Wildlife Federation, we saw firsthand the ongoing efforts to return this beautiful piece of Florida back to its natural … Read More

National Academy report concludes pace must be accelerated for Everglades Restoration

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

By Dawn Shirreffs This month, the National Academy of Sciences released their biennial report tracking progress of the largest ecosystem restoration project in the history of the world. The report concludes that restoration is taking too long, America’s Everglades continues to deteriorate, and completion of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) must be accelerated. Mandated … Read More

Former Everglades Foundation Fellow works with anglers to collect fisheries data

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Jessica Lee, a graduate student at Florida International University, is a former Everglades Foundation Fellow working on a unique idea. She is partnering with Everglades anglers through the creation of a citizen science program dubbed CAST – Coastal Angler Science Team. Each year, the Everglades Foundation awards scholarships and fellowships to outstanding students working on … Read More