“There are no other Everglades in the world. They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth, remote, never wholly known. Nothing anywhere else is like them...”
– Marjory Stoneman Douglas.
The Everglades Foundation works to protect and restore America’s Everglades through science, advocacy & education.
An Everglades with abundant freshwater for consumption, enjoyment, ecological health,
& economic growth for generations to come.
THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION
For a quarter of a century, The Everglades Foundation’s commitment to restore and protect the Everglades has been driven by science. Founded in 1993 by two outdoor enthusiasts — the late George Barley and Paul Tudor Jones II — The Everglades Foundation works tirelessly to bring people together and provide a powerful voice for Everglades restoration at the state and national levels.
Today, The Everglades Foundation stands as a well-respected authoritative source for scientific research on the Everglades. Our renowned scientists are passionate seekers of the truth, dedicated to unearthing the facts and conducting practical analysis to help local, state, and national leaders make well-informed decisions. By coupling sound science with policy expertise, the Foundation is positioned as one of the most influential players in the fight to preserve and restore one of the world’s most unique wetlands.