Everglades Foundation attends Chicago Summit on Drinking Water Protection, Announces: The Grand Challenge A $10 Million Science Prize

Everglades Foundation attends Chicago Summit on Drinking Water Protection, Announces: The Grand Challenge A $10 Million Science Prize

Thursday, September 25, 2014

On September 24th, the Everglades Foundation joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative to discuss The Grand Challenge – a $10 million science prize to be awarded to anyone who can successfully develop and execute a process to remove excessive phosphorus from our waterways. The U.S. Environmental Protection … Read More

Everglades Foundation announces The Grand Challenge – A $10 Million Science Prize

Monday, September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 Today, the Everglades Foundation announces a global initiative offering a $10 million prize to anyone who can solve one of the world’s most daunting environmental problems. A donor has committed the $10 million prize for The Grand Challenge. An additional $1 million will be awarded in a variety of subcategories. The U.S. … Read More

Everglades Foundation partners with National Park Service to restore Cape Sable

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Today the Everglades Foundation announced a $143,000 grant to the National Park Service which will pay for 50 percent of the cost of an environmental assessment of canals that are harming the ecosystem of Cape Sable. In the 1920s, several canals were dredged to drain the cape’s interior marshes for agriculture and development. Today, salt … Read More

Everglades literacy at Fee-Free Family P.L.A.Y Day hosted by Deering Estate at Cutler Bay

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On Saturday, August 16th the Everglades Foundation participated in the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Fee-Free Family P.L.A.Y Day, an event series created to honor partner organizations and the community. The August event focused on teachers and environmental educators, providing a perfect opportunity to educate attendees about our new Everglades Literacy initiative. Guests were invited to … Read More