A Message from The Everglades Foundation CEO

A Message from The Everglades Foundation CEO

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

As Floridians look forward to the upcoming Labor Day weekend, I can’t help to look back at this past Independence Day holiday – which sadly made national headlines with a major water crisis.  Well, now Labor Day weekend approaches, and nothing has changed. Florida remains in a state of emergency due to the billions of … Read More

My Everglades Story, by Michael “Mickey” Cavanaugh

Monday, August 29, 2016

One would not expect an area of the United States that is a swamp, filled with alligators, snakes, and all other sorts of creatures that bite to provide some of the most beautiful scenes I have ever witnessed. I was in high school at Palmer Trinity School, and during freshman year, it was mandatory to … Read More

Florida Bay: What is The Solution?

Friday, August 26, 2016

We can fix the problem in Florida Bay, but it will require additional freshwater flowing south from Lake Okeechobee. Florida Bay is an estuary, and estuaries exist where rivers meet the sea. In this case, Florida Bay exists where the Everglades River of Grass meets the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Without additional … Read More

Make a #WhyISigned Video!

Friday, August 26, 2016

Help Captains for Clean Water in making this go viral! All you have to do is make a short video introducing yourself and explaining why you signed the #NowOrNeverglades Declaration, and post it to your social media – Facebook, Twitter or Instagram! It’s that simple! And, don’t forget to tag two friends/followers, Captains for Clean … Read More

Florida Bay: A Unique Everglades Estuary

Friday, August 26, 2016

Florida Bay lies at the southernmost tip of the Florida peninsula and bordered to the south by the Florida Keys (Figure 1). To many, Florida Bay is a recreational fishing hotspot and one of the reasons why the Florida Keys are the fishing capital of the world.  Most of Florida Bay is contained within the … Read More