2017 Intern Blog Series: Week 1

2017 Intern Blog Series: Week 1

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Quit your job. Buy a ticket. Get a tan. Never return. Hi everyone! We are the 2017 John Marshall summer interns, or as we like to call ourselves, the Cleverglade Interns, or CI, for short. We are excited to be here for the next two months and share our adventures with you along the way. … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Appointment of Noah Valenstein as Secretary of Florida DEP

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the appointment of Noah Valenstein as the new secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. “The Everglades Foundation congratulates Noah Valenstein on his appointment as the new secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. “Secretary Valenstein’s commitment to Florida’s … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Lauds Signing of SB 10 by Governor Rick Scott

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement lauding the signing of Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island), into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott. “The Everglades Foundation applauds Governor Rick Scott for signing this positive and science-based step toward the restoration of America’s Everglades into law. “The … Read More

Joe Negron: Major Expansion of Southern Water Storage Becomes Law

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Today Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 10, Water Resources, by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island). The legislation authorizes a significant increase in southern water storage to further the goal of reducing and eventually eliminating harmful discharges from Lake Okeechobee, a priority of Senate President Joe Negron (R-Stuart). “After twenty years of talking, southern … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Hails Final Bipartisan Passage of SB 10

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement hailing the final bipartisan passage of Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island). SB 10 will now go to Florida Governor Rick Scott for his consideration. “Today is a momentous event. The many voices that came to the table this session … Read More