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CEO Responds to SFWMD’s Post-Election Day Doublecross of Florida Citizens

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Eric Eikenberg Response to Fernandez Statement on Water Management District’s Post-Election Day Doublecross of Florida Citizens “With no prior notice, the Water Management District has today walled off the site of the intended Everglades Reservoir for the benefit of Florida Crystals. “Far from allowing ‘immediate reservoir site work to proceed,’ Mr. Fernandez has signed away … Read More

Statement of Everglades Foundation on DeSantis Victory

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For Immediate Release November 6, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org       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

Final Bridge Over Tamiami Trail Nears Completion: Next Phase Poised to Begin

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

For Immediate Release October 30, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Final Bridge Over Tamiami Trail Nears Completion: Next Phase Poised to Begin Now Up to Washington to Match Florida’s $40 Million for Final Road Raising Palmetto Bay, Fla.— Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg issued the following statement today asGovernor Rick Scott commemorated the near … Read More

Statement from The Everglades Foundation CEO as Reservoir Bill Becomes Law

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Statement from The Everglades Foundation CEO as Reservoir Bill Becomes Law: “Let’s Get It Built – In Four Years, Not Ten” “If the Army Corps of Engineers Can Repair the Mosul Dam in One Year, This Critical Florida Reservoir Should Not Take Another Decade,” Says Eikenberg  Palmetto … Read More

Statement from CEO of The Everglades Foundation on the National Academy of Sciences Report on Everglades Restoration

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

For Immediate Release October 17, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 786.231.1687 Statement from CEO of The Everglades Foundation on the National Academy of Sciences Report on Everglades Restoration  Palmetto Bay, Fla.—Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the release of the new report to the U.S. Congress … Read More