Seagrass Die-off and How Freshwater from the Everglades gets into Florida Bay

Seagrass Die-off and How Freshwater from the Everglades gets into Florida Bay

Monday, March 27, 2017

Dr. Stephen E. Davis, Ecologist The Everglades Foundation, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157 Dr. Joseph N. Boyer, Professor & Director Department of Environmental Science & Policy, Center for the Environment Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH 03264 Dr. James, W. Fourqurean, Professor & Director Department of Biological Sciences & Marine Education & Research Initiative for the Florida … Read More

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announced as Presenting Sponsor of The Everglades Foundation’s George Barley Water Prize

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Everglades Foundation today announced The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation as the presenting sponsor of The George Barley Water Prize, the world’s largest water prize offering $10 million to the person or team that develops the most cost-effective technology to remove phosphorus from freshwater bodies. Together … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Reveals Economic Impact of Florida Bay

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – Florida Bay has long been a favorite scenic spot for water sports, fishing and recreation, as well as being vital to the ecology of South Florida. Now, thanks to the efforts of G. Andrew Stainback, ecological economist at The Everglades Foundation, the value of Florida Bay to South Florida’s economy has … Read More

Florida CEOs Urge Governor Scott to Preserve & Protect Everglades

Friday, March 17, 2017

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, CEOs from across Florida met with Florida lawmakers, leadership and Governor Rick Scott to discuss the importance of protecting and preserving Florida’s Everglades, and advocated for Senate Bill 10 and House Bill 761, which expedites increased storage and water treatment in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee. To … Read More