Eric Eikenberg applauds Governor Rick Scott’s Everglades budget proposal

Eric Eikenberg applauds Governor Rick Scott’s Everglades budget proposal

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Governor’s Budget Proposal for Everglades Restoration  “This is another historic moment in Everglades restoration. Over the last three years, Governor Scott has tackled critical Everglades issues. From the $880 million Restoration Strategies plan, to the $90 million for the next 2.6 miles of Tamiami Trail to … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Release of Polluted Water from Lake Okeechobee

Friday, January 16, 2015

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the release of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie River estuaries.   “Here we go again.  With the crisis of 2013 haunting us, the release of more polluted water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and … Read More

EVERGLADES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES EVENT HOST BRYANT GUMBEL AND SPECIAL GUEST SUSIE ESSMAN FOR 10th ANNUAL FOREVERGLADES BENEFIT

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Palmetto Bay, Florida (January 13, 2015) – The Everglades Foundation announced today that award winning television journalist Bryant Gumbel will serve as host for the 10th Annual ForEverglades Benefit at The Breakers Palm Beach on Saturday, February 14, 2015.   Adding to Gumbel as the evening’s emcee, special guest and comedian Susie Essman, known to … Read More

Pedro Ramos named Superintendent of Everglades National Park

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Statement from Eric Eikenberg, Everglades Foundation CEO   “The Everglades Foundation is delighted that a true friend of Florida’s environment, Pedro Ramos, has been named Superintendent of Everglades National Park. After more than a decade of his leadership at the Big Cypress National Preserve, we know that Superintendent Ramos understands the complexities of the Everglades … Read More