‘An Evening with Carl Hiaasen’ in Naples

‘An Evening with Carl Hiaasen’ in Naples

Thursday, December 17, 2015

In early December, Everglades Foundation supporters were treated to An Evening with Carl Hiaasen. A packed room at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club awaited to hear the legendary novelist and staunch Everglades supporter’s take on current issues, Florida politics and the state of restoration in his trademark biting witticisms and colorful storytelling. Board members Ellin … Read More

Boundaries for a Sustainable Planet

Thursday, December 17, 2015

  A recent article in Science magazine discussed an up-and-coming concept known to many scientists as “planetary boundaries.” Planetary boundaries help define the safe operating space within which societies can develop and thrive while protecting the environment. At the heart of the concept, is quantifying our current scientific understanding of the functioning and resilience of … Read More

CERP Turns 15: A Key Milestone for Everglades Restoration

Friday, December 11, 2015

December 2015 marks the 15-year anniversary since President Bill Clinton, joined by Florida’s then-governor Jeb Bush, signed the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Now halfway through the proposed 30-year vision of restoring America’s Everglades, there’s still much more work to be done to meet the goals of the largest ecosystem restoration project in history. Here’s a snapshot of the past … Read More

Florida Bay Forever Exhibit Comes to Islamorada

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Florida Bay Forever: A Photographic Exhibit, is now on display at Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada, through Feb. 28, 2016. The exhibit explores the relationships linking the state’s bodies of water and examines the inextricable link of Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades, Florida Bay and the Florida Reef. With more than 40 photographs and … Read More

Meet our 2015 ForEverglades Fellowship Recipients

Friday, December 4, 2015

Since 2008, the Everglades Foundation has awarded scholarships to students in support of research projects in the field of advancing Everglades restoration. From a highly competitive pool of candidates, this year the selection committee has awarded 4 students a total amount of $43,000. Meet the newest ForEverglades Foundation Fellowship awardees below. Elizabeth Kelly: Elizabeth Kelly is a PhD student and Abess … Read More