Legislative Updates

Statement of Everglades Foundation on DeSantis Victory

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For Immediate Release November 6, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687,       Statement of Everglades Foundation on DeSantis Victory “This was not about red or blue – this was about blue-green and red” Palmetto Bay, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg has issued the following statement on the victory of Ron … Read More

White House increases proposed Everglades investment

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

“President Obama’s budget recommendation for FY16 includes $195 million for restoring America’s Everglades. We are pleased with this increase over the previous year’s recommendation and hope Congress will use the FY16 recommendation has a starting point for increased funding,”said Eric Eikenberg, Everglades Foundation CEO. “The National Academy of Science has made clear that a robust … Read More

Eric Eikenberg applauds Governor Rick Scott’s Everglades budget proposal

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Governor’s Budget Proposal for Everglades Restoration  “This is another historic moment in Everglades restoration. Over the last three years, Governor Scott has tackled critical Everglades issues. From the $880 million Restoration Strategies plan, to the $90 million for the next 2.6 miles of Tamiami Trail to … Read More